Thomas & Friends: Hero of the Rails

Movie review by Angela Tiene, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 3+

Typical Thomas tale with mild peril; fun for fans.

NR 2009 60 minutes

Parents say

age 6+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 5+

Based on 8 reviews

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age 4+

Enjoyable with not too much scary or suspense

My 3.5 and 5.5 year olds enjoyed this movie, although the 3.5 year old was a little bored towards the end. There is a part where Thomas goes 'off the rails' and discovers Hiro in the forest - and it's definitely a part where both my kids where a bit worried. However, it was really the only scary part and the other slightly tricky issues related to conflict. But I thought the teamwork side of things was great in this movie, not to mention Thomas being kind, and all in all I would be happy for the kids to watch it without me next time, aside from that first forest scene which I would sit in on again.

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Great messages
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age 3+

Just as good the 328th time...

My son loves this movie, it's his first cult favorite.

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