Kiki's Delivery Service

Movie review by Brian Camp, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 5+

A mystical, positive take on girl's coming of age.

G 1990 105 minutes

Parents say

age 5+

Based on 59 reviews

Kids say

age 5+

Based on 68 reviews

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age 5+

Miyazaki for the Win!

And the award fro escapade into fantasy and responsibility goes to...Studio Ghibli...yet again! Kiki is a lovely 13 year old witch that is trying to survive her independent year away from her family with her air courier service. The film taps into what we all thought being an adult was going to be like (when we were kids) when we had to take care of ourselves...live anywhere we like and figure out a place to live and how to make some money to eat, covering the basics. The whole zeppelin thing feels a bit out of left field, but if you embrace the premise of a world where neither WWI nor II happened then perhaps it is not that far-fetched...perhaps. The film is whimsical and it is easy to be charmed by Kiki.
age 3+

3-year old OBSESSED

So it’s been about two months since my daughter watched Kiki’s Delivery Service. She absolutely loved it so much that I made her a red bow and she’s worn it EVERY DAY. She says Kiki is strong and brave. I love Kiki as her role model for this incredible confidence that she gives her. This movie is the best!

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