Won't You Be My Neighbor?

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

age 10+

Touching biography of the extraordinary Mister Rogers.

PG-13 2018 94 minutes

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 17 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 17 reviews

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age 11+

Not good for young kids

Some scary parts in this, I think 11 and up is ok.

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Too much violence
age 11+

Good, but not okay for young kids and also could bore them

This talks about Mr. Rogers' LIFE, not a fun adventure. This could make young kids bored, and there could be some scenes not okay for them.

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