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The Prince of Egypt Review

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Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 4.0

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    Generally favorable reviews
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  • 75

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    Moses was elevating mankind to a place closer to God, but when the Red Sea parts here, the feeling it gives you isn't awe; it's closer to deep impact.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    USA Today Susan Wloszczyna

    DreamWorks' story of Moses raises the bar on the art of cartooning to the top of Mount Sinai and beyond.

  • 88

    out of 100

    ReelViews James Berardinelli

    Overall, it's a story of triumph and adventure - of oppression ended and freedom begun.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    One of the best-looking animated films ever made.

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For Families provided by Common Sense Media

OK for kids 8+

Well-told story that's careful not to offend.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that the filmmakers have done a good job of making this film exciting and vivid while being careful not to offend anyone.

  • Families can talk about the movie's themes of taking responsibility and the importance of freedom.

The good stuff
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    Messages: Not an issue

What to watch for
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    Violence and scariness: Some scary scenes.

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    Sexy stuff: Not an issue

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    Language: Not an issue

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    Consumerism: Not an issue

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    Drinking, drugs and smoking: Not an issue