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It depends on the child, the film, and quite a bit of pure chance. My son, who is now nearly four, although he loves Disney films, still finds aspects of many of them scary. Until a few months ago he found the climax of Frozen very scary, but enjoyed the rest of the film. Tangled, which I'd personally rate roughly equally with Frozen on the scariness scale, ...


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I agree with a lot of what has already been said but I wanted to add a piece that I think is missing. When dealing with very young children, be aware that just because something is incomprehensible to them (they can't follow the dialog, don't realize the actions they see are "bad" or "dangerous") it is still very easy for them to be frightened by certain ...


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It really depends on the movie. Our 3 year old loved Cars since he was 2, and was happily watching Planes at 3. He was not interested in Horton Hears a Who - too much dialogue even if the content is age appropriate in my opinion. I would wait a bit with letting him watch The Lion King (too scary) and Bambi (VERY scary). I recommend the site ...


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A couple quick things to get out of the way Just like every "what is the appropriate age" question, there isn't one. Age is a pretty decent approximation of the physical and emotional maturity of people, but its margin of error is very high. While some things have laws that put lower bounds on them (drinking, violent movies, staying home alone) the truth is ...


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TL;DR: whenever they're ready, and when you do let them view it, watch it with them and help them find different ways to think about and address the more qustionable/uncomfortable themes. Longer, more nuanced answer: Honestly, the age when they're ready for it depends on the child. My daughter wasn't able to grok anything other than 10-15 minutes of a ...



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