Kubo and the Two Strings

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

age 9+

Beautiful epic about storytelling hero can be dark, scary.

PG 2016 101 minutes

Parents say

age 8+

Based on 49 reviews

Kids say

age 10+

Based on 56 reviews

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age 9+

All white voice actors

A film set in Japan, about Japanese characters, voiced almost exclusively by white actors. Made in 2016, y'all.
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age 6+


I am always shocked as to how conservatively people review movies on here. There is some death in the movie but this is a part of life. It is dealt with very beautifully and the story is understood by both my children with enough to keep them wondering. It's one of our family favourites, I gave it a 6+ keeping in mind the types of reviews I have seen. My son has been watching it since he was 4 with no problems but I understand some children are more sensitive than others
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