Toy Story 3

Movie review by Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 6+

Smart, funny "threequel" is scarier than the first two.

G 2010 103 minutes

Parents say

age 6+

Based on 303 reviews

Kids say

age 6+

Based on 354 reviews

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age 10+

Left my 7 1/2 year old son in tears

This is dark movie with violence, lying, betrayal, and a sad transition at the end. For kids who see a lot of movies and videos, this movie may be fine at age 6, but my son does not watch many movies. I wish I had pre-viewed this or read more of the parent reviews. Parents provided a more accurate portrayal of the movie. Unfortunately, I went by the age range recommended by Common Sense Media and mistakenly assumed it would be fine.

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Too much violence
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age 10+

scarred me for life

I watched this movie when I was maybe 8 or 9. At the time, I had a very vivid imagination and played with my 100+ beloved stuffed animals often. The concept of Andy giving away his toys left me worried that one day I would have to choose which toys to place in a trash bag and give to someone else who wouldn’t love them like I did. I found the middle to end of the movie downright heartbreaking and terrifying. I still have a fear of trash because of the scene with the incinerator. I hated how the villains of the story weren’t given a chance for redemption. I am 15 now, and I still refuse to watch this movie again. If your child is still in an age where stuffed animals seem real, please do not let them watch this movie.

This title has:

Too much violence
1 person found this helpful.

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