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Inside out. Suitable for a 3.8 year old?

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Mrsbadger77 Thu 28-Apr-16 20:17:50

Thinking of taking dd to the cinema for the first time on Monday as the weather is to be bad ( obviously bank holiday ) would this film be suitable for a 3.8 year old or Alvin and the chipmunks? Thanks.

Equiem89 Thu 28-Apr-16 20:22:05

Inside Out is one of the best films I've seen for ages, for reasons that only an adult will understand.
A child will like the bright colours etc and you will like the meaning behind it

Gizlotsmum Thu 28-Apr-16 20:23:22

Watched it in the cinema with my not quite 4 yr old and he loved it!

NeedACleverNN Thu 28-Apr-16 20:24:21

Inside out should be fine

There's nothing really scary or tear jerking in it for normal people but as a parent it can tug on your heart a little.

Passmethecrisps Thu 28-Apr-16 20:24:22

I watched it with dd who is 3 and a few months and she loved it. She had no clue what was going on but she liked the imaginary friend and all the wee characters.

There was a scene with a clown which she found scary

And I cried. A fair bit really

RNBrie Thu 28-Apr-16 20:25:30

My dd saw it just after she turned 4. She was bored in the middle bit and didn't get what was going on. Getting through it was a bit of an ordeal.

I've not seen Alvin so have no idea if that's a better choice. Sorry.

Passmethecrisps Thu 28-Apr-16 20:25:35

We watched it at home on iTunes if that makes a difference though rather than the cinema.

Mrsbadger77 Thu 28-Apr-16 20:28:41

Thanks folks! Think I might risk it. Even if she sits for half the film we can always go for a walk for 5 mins if she gets bored.

Bree85 Tue 03-May-16 16:46:34

I love Inside Out. It has a lot of lessons to learn. About what should be important in life and how they are connected. That is why I think it is suitable for your daughter.

herecomesthsun Mon 16-May-16 19:38:28

I went to see it with my son 7ish and daughter nearly 4, they liked it.

LastGirlOnTheLeft Mon 16-May-16 19:41:36

Yes perfectly fine. It's not in the same league as Toy Story but a nice, 'joyful' little film all the same.

PenguinsAreAce Mon 16-May-16 19:50:28

Sorry, I disagree. No not suitable for a child so you, especially one with any sense of empathy. My 3 yr old watched it on DVD (much more overwhelming at cinema) and she howled and howled proper roaring sobs at one of the sad bits. She mentioned it for several days. I think it will be her Bambi!

PenguinsAreAce Mon 16-May-16 19:51:09

You= young

MrsDeathOfRats Mon 16-May-16 19:56:44

My 3.9 yr old asks to watch it daily. My 21 month old also absolutely adores it!!

SharingMichelle Mon 16-May-16 20:00:53

It's not really aimed at very young children, but there's nothing scary or unsuitable in it either. My just-4 yr old doesn't mind when someone else puts it on, but given the choice she'd much rather watch 101 Dalmatians.

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