Xico's Journey

Movie review by John Sooja, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 8+

Pro-nature tale is beautiful and sweet, has some violence.

NR 2021 85 minutes

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Based on 4 reviews

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age 18+

Wonderful Xico's Journey ❤

I am 71, a lifelong social justice activist and absolutely LOVED this movie and it's message. Not only that, but I loved learning about the Indigenous Mexican culture and beliefs. I am sharing it with many others on Facebook. Congratulations on a gorgeous, well done movie! ❤

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age 6+


This felt like it was churned out with a small budget and little thought or planning. The characters (especially the adults and talking animals) are poorly scripted, the villains are stereotypic caricatures (more than a usual kids animated movie!)... Most dialogue just made me cringe. Daughter (age 8) liked but she has a pretty low bar! This just felt like it was written and created sloppily/carelessly...or maybe by kids. They could have developed the characters, and the theme of environmental activism in a small town in Mexico, with much more respect. I rarely write reviews but this was ...just bad.

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