Tom and Huck

Movie review by Alyssa Ellsworth, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 11+

Unexceptional adaptation, but entertaining movie.

PG 1995 97 minutes

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 7 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 4 reviews

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age 13+

Common Sense media needs to update their info. about this movie

Common Sense media needs to update their evaluation of this movie. They say that there is no language issue; however, G.D. was used early in the movie even though it is not in the book. The movie isn't completely accurate to to the book - which we had just finished - but it is close.

This title has:

Too much swearing
age 13+

More language than expected

This is a fine movie, and I watched it as a kid, but I didn’t remember the amount of language it has. And this website said there was NONE PRESENT when I checked it out.

This title has:

Too much swearing

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