The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep Synopsis
A lonely boy (Alex Etel) finds the egg of a mythical Scottish sea creature.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Like most British family films, Water Horse doesn't dumb down its young characters or insult the intelligence of the audience. It has a lot...
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88

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Well-told fanciful tales aimed at children but appreciated by adults are a rarity, and The Water Horse should be savored for the...
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80

The Hollywood Reporter

While it boasts a lower profile than many other Christmas releases, it might catch on with parents who want to take their kids to a movie...
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80

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
It declines to take itself seriously, yet manages, sometimes simultaneously, to be exciting, instructive, cheerfully absurd and genuinely...
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75

TV Guide

By Ken Fox
The period detail is evocative, Watson and Etel are particularly good, and baby Crusoe -- a computer-generated image seamlessly woven into...
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By
A solidly made wish-fulfillment fantasy set during World War II.
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Emily Watson, looking at home in her '40s frocks, plays Angus' mother - coping not only with her son's obsession with what she believes to...
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63

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
If you want to take the kids to a cockle-warming tale of humans and computer-generated critters, do yourself a favor: Skip the singing...
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63

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
It's a little corny and somewhat overlong, but a sweet sensibility and stirring adventure scenes make The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep a...
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42

Entertainment Weekly

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Parents can trust that none of their wee ones will ask for a stuffed water horse for Christmas. The star of this Scottish fable, about the...
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WaterHorse

By Nieshah
My son is 3 years old and he wants to see this movie and I'm going to take him....

awesome

By tamney88
I think it was an awesome movie. It teaches very important lessons plus the meaning of friendship. It was quite a beautful movie and i will surely buy it when it come on dvd. AWESOME!!!...

Loch Ness Monster

By pytljc
Great Movie!!! Very cute ... family film ... Loved it....

A fun film - doesn't leave you with much, but not a waste of time either

By Michael Palmeter
My two daughters (4 and 6) liked it a lot, but it didn't leave them with much - they haven't mentionmed it since the day we saw it. It was a fun family film, but (for us) was more of an excuse to go...

hi

By iydse,iwky(organization)
this movie was kinda boring. but it was a cute little movie though....

OMG BAD!TO SCARY FOR KIDS

By evrythinIratemeansbad
FIRST MY SON WAS AT FIRST LAGHING IN THE BEGGINING BUT GUESS WAT WEHN THE "WATER HORSE" GOT A LITTLE BIGGER IT SCARED THE HOLY CRAP OUT OF HIM! I MEAN IT HADE FREAKIN TEETH THE SIZE OF MY GRANDMA!...

fun

By boogath
it is a good show for kids, and for some adults it brought out my groups imagination. it kept us, most of the time entertained....

Water Horse -- Legend of the Deep

By didnotlikeit2
WARNING! WARNING! WARNING!! If you have children under 10 years old AND/OR if you have sensitive or easily frightened children, this is NOT a good choice! No where in any of the reviews did anyone...

THE WATERHORSE;LEGEND OF THE DEEP

By BBbunny
VERY GOOD FAMILY MOVIE. WE REALLY ENJOYED IT ! NICE TO WATCH A GOOD MOVIE W/O THE FOUL LANGUAGE AND ADULT INNUENDOS. THE CHILDREN REALLY LOVED IT !!...

Too Scary

By thessburg
I have to say I didn't go my rating was based on what I heard.... I sent my babysitter with my seven year old daughter and her two cousins 7 and 4. They left 20 minutes before the end because they...

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Rated PG | For mild action/violence, some language and smoking
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 7+ Predictable family fantasy not as good as book.
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