Wish Dragon

Movie review by Jennifer Green, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 8+

China-set animated comedy has great messages, some scares.

PG 2021 101 minutes

Parents say

age 6+

Based on 18 reviews

Kids say

age 6+

Based on 20 reviews

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age 4+

Cute Family Night Movie

Christian mom here. Our kids, ages 4, 6, and 9, really like this movie. There are a couple of mild fighting scenes (other raters compared it to “Kung Fu Panda” type fighting, which is pretty accurate) and a couple of strange encounters with “a god” (not God). We used those scenes for teaching opportunities in our house, but our kids know the movie isn’t real or realistic. The message of friends and family being more important than worldly possessions is great. And frankly, I LOVE the wish dragon character. He’s hilarious. Sort of “Aladdin” like, but totally lovable. We will watch it again soon I’m sure.

This title has:

Great messages
age 6+

Great family movie!

Feels like a retold tale of Aladdin with an Asian take. Great message about friendship and how money doesn't buy happiness. I love the representation for Asian culture. The dragon is funny. There is some Kung Fu fighting but most of it is done humorously. Definitely recommend for families because parents will enjoy the jokes too.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models

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