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#1 damster

Posted 14 December 2012 - 07:56 AM

Aaah, I have foolishly told my daughter we're going to the movies this morning but realised I read the cinema times incorrectly and Madagascar 3 is not showing until tomorrow.

The only candidate today is Rise of the Guardians. I've done a bit of research and it seems that it may be a bit scary for her but others have successfully taken 3 year olds.

Has anyone seen it and have any advice?

Thanks!

#2 Holidayromp

Posted 14 December 2012 - 08:04 AM

I would not recommend it for a 3yo.  Even a four year old would have trouble understanding the story line and for a 3yo would go over head!
Can you see Madagascar 3 instead?  
I had doubts for my 10yo to see it until I saw the reviews.  It is rated PG and does have scary scenes.

#3 damster

Posted 14 December 2012 - 08:04 AM

Oh and she has actually been to see Madagascar 3 before - and was a little scared of the French police woman...

#4 damster

Posted 14 December 2012 - 08:11 AM

Thanks for the advice. In my fantasy world, someone would say 'sure, it's fine for a 3 year old!'.

I thought Madagascar 3 was on today but it is actually tomorrow - hence the broken promise original.gif

#5 Chocolate Addict

Posted 28 December 2012 - 11:19 AM

My 7yo got scared just watching the previews in the last holidays so no, I wouldn't be taking a 3yo.

He is braver now apparently and wants to see it! lol



#6 skylark

Posted 28 December 2012 - 11:23 AM

I think it would be too scary for a 3 year old. My six year old wasn't scared, but he did cry during the sad bit. Great movie though!

#7 Bella_a1

Posted 28 December 2012 - 11:24 AM

My 4 year old and 6 year old were fine in it, but it does have what they call the bogey man (pitch black).  So for a sensitive child it could be quite scary with the dreams being turned to nightmares with scary horses and so on.

#8 threeinnyc

Posted 28 December 2012 - 03:01 PM

Too young for 3yo, Jude Law's character (forgot the name) is really scary!

Such a wonderful movie though

#9 ~elle~

Posted 07 January 2013 - 04:09 PM

My almost 4.5 yr old saw it yesterday and spend most of the movie on my knee saying he was scared. My 6 yr old was only a little scared - but liked it.

He did spend the 2nd half of the movie sitting on the floor watching it inbetween the gaps of the two chairs in front of him.






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