The Secret of Loch Ness

Movie review by Tracy Moore, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 11+

Profanity, violence, mature themes mar Loch Ness fantasy.

PG 2009 90 minutes

Parents say

age 7+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 6+

Based on 5 reviews

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age 2+

Too scary for the youngest of kids

You are probably wondering why I put 2 and up if it’s too scary for the youngest kids. It’s because my infant was terrified while watching it. Age 2 and up should be fine. Also, if I was reviewing for myself, it would be five stars. But my child was scared, so it is one star.

This title has:

Too much violence
age 12+

Voice Over

This movie has a great plot and could have been a good family movie. The voice over translation included at least a dozen profanities. This was not PG due to the excessive, unnecessary bad language.

This title has:

Too much swearing

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