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

age 8+

Mother-daughter princess tale has some very scary scenes.

PG 2012 100 minutes

Parents say

age 8+

Based on 155 reviews

Kids say

age 7+

Based on 152 reviews

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age 8+

Scarier Than Usual For An Animated Movie

Brave is a very entertaining movie with a good message and plenty of life lessons. It is funny enough to keep older viewers amused, and cute enough so that kids will love it. However, much of the plot revolves around a 'scary' and evil bear, as well as a witch. Younger kids may very well find it disturbing. This is why I would recommend this only to kids 8 and up.

This title has:

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age 10+

Absurdly violent for a kids movie, with a weak story around it.

The violence and terror is excessive. And there's very little else in the movie beyond that. It gets away with it because of nice visuals and common tropes.

This title has:

Too much violence

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