Parents' Guide to

Treasure Hounds

By Renee Longstreet, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

Routine boy-and-dog treasure hunt with fart jokes.

Movie PG 2017 88 minutes
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Community Reviews

age 6+

Based on 5 parent reviews

age 6+

Family fun and mystery

My 7 year old grandson loved this movie! If you , like our family, want clean, wholesome family fun and laughs with a little mystery thrown in, you will like this. Some adults may not rate this highly but it's great for kids, and we enjoyed watching it and hearing the laughs of our grandson.
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age 5+

Good / Fun movie for kids

My grandkids loved this movie. They loved the talking dog and how the group ended up as friends and they truly laughed . I enjoyed it too. It’s a fun and entertaining movie for the kids . I wouldn’t pick it for a movie just for me to watch alone but it was great to watch with the kids. They were 4 and 6 the first time they saw it . They’re now 5 and 7 and want us to watch it again when they visit.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (5):
Kids say: Not yet rated

This boy-and-talking-dog story is low-budget fare, with some artless performances and direction, bare-bones special effects, and just enough silliness to register a few laughs for some kids. This entry in the "good kid moves to new town and encounters bumbling criminals on the loose" genre is substandard, even for that film category. Still, the exaggerated, ridiculous villains, a dog obsessed with his acute sense of smell (including butts aplenty), and a competent performance by Valin Shinyei as Jack just may keep kids, through middle grades, in their seats for Treasure Hounds.

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