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#1 Peanut

Posted 30 December 2012 - 03:08 PM

Hi, just wondering if anyone here has seen this movie and whether you think its suitable for a 5 and a 7 year old?

#2 EsmeLennox

Posted 30 December 2012 - 03:10 PM

My 5 and 7 year old both loved it! Gorgeous film.

No hesitation in taking this age group to see it. My 5 year old needed a few things explained so he could follow the story. If your child is easily scared (mine isn't) it might be a little scary in places.

Edited by Jemstar, 30 December 2012 - 03:11 PM.


#3 snuffles

Posted 30 December 2012 - 03:11 PM

Oh good, I was wondering about that too.

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#4 Feralmummacat

Posted 30 December 2012 - 03:18 PM

DS1 who is 5 went yesterday with DH and loved it. He is easily scared and had no problems with it.

We sat down and watched a couple of the different previews with him first to make sure he wanted to go.

Edited by mummacat, 30 December 2012 - 03:19 PM.


#5 Kreme

Posted 30 December 2012 - 03:19 PM

I took my 6.5 and 5 yr olds to see it and they both loved it. My 5 yo does sometimes get scared in movies but he really loved it and wasn't scared at all.

Edited by kreme, 30 December 2012 - 03:20 PM.


#6 Peanut

Posted 30 December 2012 - 03:20 PM

Oh goodie, I really want to see it!  Thanks!



#7 pinkiepie

Posted 30 December 2012 - 03:25 PM

We took our 6 year old DS and 4year old DD and they both loved it, We didn't hear a peep out of them the whole movie! oh and we loved it as well  biggrin.gif

#8 seven times 3

Posted 30 December 2012 - 03:28 PM

http://raisingchildren.net.au/movies/rise_...tml?context=485

this site gives really conservative reviews - great if your kids are easily frightened like mine.  It tells you what the scary scenes are so you can judge for yourself if your children will cope.

Edited by quangle~wangle~quee, 30 December 2012 - 03:29 PM.


#9 Peanut

Posted 30 December 2012 - 03:45 PM

Thanks for posting that link quangle~wangle~quee, its really helpful as my two do get scared fairly easily.

#10 ~sydblue~

Posted 30 December 2012 - 03:56 PM

DD's primary school(Yr's K-2) all went to see it, and there were no problems we heard of. DD8 loved it.

#11 dadwasathome

Posted 30 December 2012 - 04:02 PM

I took our not easily scared 9 and 5yo and they were fine. The movie I'd give 3 out of 5.

In term of reviews, we find www.commonsensemedia.org pretty good - informative, detailed, but with a mainstream common sense rather than religious conservative perspective.

Edited by dadathome, 30 December 2012 - 04:02 PM.


#12 Glr-r

Posted 30 December 2012 - 04:03 PM

I took my easily scared 4 year old and my 6 year old and both loved it.

#13 Peanut

Posted 31 December 2012 - 01:31 PM

Just came back from seeing it and yep, I can definitely recommend it!  Very nice story, beautiful animation and the kids both enjoyed it!

#14 marley*and*me

Posted 31 December 2012 - 01:36 PM

My 3yo and 6yo thought it was fantastic. They like fast paced movies with lots of action though.

#15 -Emissary-

Posted 31 December 2012 - 01:42 PM

I took DS (turning 5 in two weeks) to watch it the other day.

He loved it. I loved it. There wasn't anything in there that I thought was too scary for him. It was a fantastic movie.

Edited by -Emissary-, 31 December 2012 - 01:43 PM.


#16 KayDan0707

Posted 31 December 2012 - 03:04 PM

DS8 and DS5 both loved it (so did I for that matter).  Neither were scared.  It's a lovely story.


#17 PopsiclePeach

Posted 31 December 2012 - 03:10 PM

It was a really great movie, my two (4 and 8) really enjoyed it as did I.  In fact, I thought it was great for dealing with nightmares and also those kids on the 'cusp' of believing/non believing in Santa/Easter Bunny/ Tooth Fairy etc.  Gorgeous movie!

#18 LynnyP

Posted 31 December 2012 - 03:12 PM

My 8 year old loved it but when I just asked her she was uncertain about a 5 year old.  I used the previously mentioned common sense media a lot.  It is a great site.

#19 BeakyHoneyButt

Posted 31 December 2012 - 03:15 PM

QUOTE (~sydblue~ @ 30/12/2012, 04:56 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
DD's primary school(Yr's K-2) all went to see it, and there were no problems we heard of. DD8 loved it.


Same, prep ,1&2 went at our school. Bummer because I want to see it 😉might see if dd will go again when there are cheap tix.
( People should go See wreck it Ralph too, it was the best!!!!)

Edited by foxgirls, 31 December 2012 - 03:15 PM.


#20 ~Mo+Moosh~

Posted 31 December 2012 - 03:24 PM

We took our 3 and almost 6 year old the other day. They both loved it, as did we.



#21 The Awesome One

Posted 31 December 2012 - 04:36 PM

I took DS1 6 to see it but wouldn't take my 3 year olds, DS2 has enough nightmares as it is I think this movie would just add to them




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