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The Croods Movie Review Summary

Actors: Nicolas Cage, Ryan Reynolds

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The Croods is a comedy movie in the prehistoric era. Eap is a girl in the family of cavemen that were one of the few to survive due to her father Grug's strict rules and upbringing. In their cave home, Grug tells a story to the family which using the story of a character who much like his daughter Eaps curious nature to warn the family about exploration and new things posing as a threat to their survival. Eaps is quite the rebel and questions why they are living in the dark. One night, she meets Guy a clever and creative cave boy who was creating and controls fire. He explains to her his theory of how the world is coming to an end and asks her to join him but she refuses and Guy leaves. When their cave collapses, Eap seeks to find Guy to follow him to the new world. However, her stubborn father Grug refuses to bend the rules and accept change and wants to look for another cave to protect his family. Along their journey they discover an incredible new world filled with creatures and their outlook on life is beginning to change.
Best part of story, including ending: What I liked about the movie is how it is set in the prehistoric times. There is a good message in the movie about cherishing and protecting each other. The movie is quite different than most animated children films.

Best scene in story: My favorite scene is when Guy has a fire torch in his hands and Eaps brother closes his eyes in terror saying, " There is fire in his hands" and Eaps replies with, " No, No its fire".

Opinion about the main character: What I like about the character is her curiosity. What I didn't enjoy about her character is she is quite rebellious and not appreciative of what her father has given her and her family.

The review of this Movie prepared by Maggie a Level 4 Yellow-Headed Blackbird scholar





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Plot & Themes

Comedy, primarily    -   Yes Time/era of movie:    -   biblical times If a cartoon...    -   animated cartoon Comedy or Parody about    -   cavemen

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   unemployed Age:    -   a kid Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American

Setting

Mountains/Cliffs    -   Yes Mountains:    -   climbing with ropes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Any profanity?    -   None If this is a kid's movie...    -   Ages 5-10

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