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Parents' Guide to

The Wild

By Cynthia Fuchs, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

Unoriginal, sometimes scary animated animal movie for kids.

Movie G 2006 94 minutes
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What you will—and won't—find in this movie.

Community Reviews

age 8+

Based on 6 parent reviews

age 10+

Terrible Language

My 7 year daughter and myself are shocked by this movie. The language is terrible...”really screwed up, crap and shut up” are just some examples. Some of animal scenes are scary, they are real nightmares material. Bedtime isn’t going to be easy tonight
age 6+

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (6 ):
Kids say (16 ):

Been there, done that; this movie recycles trite story lines seen in hit kids' movies, and doesn't nearly do them justice. The Wild follows yet another animated father and son, both wanting earnestly to win over the other. In fact, every element of the movie is recognizable from another, better one: The father must rescue his missing son (Finding Nemo). A group of city zoo animals travel to a jungle (Madagascar, not exactly better, just first). The bad characters perform "tribal" rituals and threaten violence (take your pick, including The Lion King and King Kong).

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