Parents' Guide to

Timber the Treasure Dog

By Barbara Shulgasser-Parker, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Kids face peril in silly talking-dog adventure.

Movie PG 2016 83 minutes
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Community Reviews

age 11+

Based on 1 parent review

age 11+
Insinuating crushes, lying to parents, insinuating swearing

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (1):
Kids say: Not yet rated

This movie caters to children's dream of overcoming obstacles and acting heroically, especially when their risky behavior turns out to help their parents resolve real-world problems. Accompanied by a trusty friend and loyal dogs, with a treasure map in hand, a boy bravely travels to unknown territory to help his father save the ranch. A delightful ditz played by Erica Ibsen helps the kids in their quest and adds some comic zest. The humor in Timber the Treasure Dog targets the tweens-and-younger sensibility, cleverly poking fun at the adventure genre. The sleek and adventurous Timber announces, "Danger is my middle name." His stubby bulldog sidekick replies, "Mine is Norman."

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