Parents' Guide to

Tuck Everlasting

By Nell Minow, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Lovely version of the favorite middle-school book.

Movie PG 2002 88 minutes
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What you will—and won't—find in this movie.

Community Reviews

age 10+

Based on 6 parent reviews

age 7+

Great movie!

This is an amazing adventure story that is pretty easy to understand. There is a bit of violence as one character hits another character in the back of the head with a rifle. And the main character, Winnie is forced onto a horse by another character. There are two kissing scenes that are not inappropriate and two characters flirt with each other. Overall, this is a great movie and i totally recommend it to young audiences.

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age 8+

Watch Tuck Everlasting With Your Kids

Thought provoking. All the teen-age girl reviewers cried when they watched this film. Guess what? I cried too! And I'm an old dude and a "mean" Dad.

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Great messages
1 person found this helpful.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (6):
Kids say (33):

Disney has made a lovely film version of the book Tuck Everlasting, which is a perennial middle-school favorite. It deals thoughtfully with themes of time, identity, and humanity. In the Tuck home, there is no time. Or, rather, there's too much time, which turns out to be pretty much the same thing. As the Tucks realize how very different they are from other people, unsettling truths become clear. They present such a challenge to the most fundamental assumptions that people are either terrified or overcome with greed. So the family must do anything necessary to make sure no one knows their secret.

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