White Fang

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

age 10+

Exciting tale set in gold-rush Alaska.

PG 1991 109 minutes

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 3 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 13+


What families can talk about: the racist, capitalist destructive ideology of white men 'taming the wilderness.' Additionally, Disney perpetuates such ideology when it does not name Native American Actors in the descriptions that name white actors. London is widely known as a racist and his work should not be repeated today unless it is contextualized in political theory.

This title has:

Too much consumerism
age 11+

For kids, but with caution

Great film but I will tend to agree with my son who is 9, that I would say it is more for older kids. There are scenes of dogs fighting which could be a little hard to watch for the younger kids and malicious intent from a gang of individuals. All the same it is a good film which you can talk about cruelty to animals with.

This title has:

Great messages

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