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ages 6+ | 77% Say It's Worth Your Time

Orphaned and alone except for an uncle, Hugo Cabret (Asa Butterfield) lives in the walls of a train station in 1930s Paris. Hugo's job is to oil and maintain the station's clocks, but to him, his more important task is to protect a broken automaton and notebook left to him by his late father (Jude Law) ]. Accompanied by the goddaughter (Chloe Grace Moretz) of an embittered toy merchant (Ben Kingsley), Hugo embarks on a quest to solve the mystery of the automaton and find a place he can call home.

Runtime: 2 hr 6 min

Genre: Adventure , Fantasy

Director: Martin Scorsese

Producer: Martin Scorsese, Johnny Depp, David Crockett, Georgia Kacandes, Graham King, Charles Newirth, Tim Headington, Emma Koskoff, Christi Dembrowski

Cast: Ben Kingsley, Ray Winstone, Helen McCrory, Jude Law, Christopher Lee, Emily Mortimer, Richard Griffiths, Frances de la Tour, Sacha Baron Cohen, Chloe Moretz, Michael Stuhlbarg, Asa Butterfield

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Rated PG Some Action/Peril|Smoking|Mild Thematic Material

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  • hammy (Female)

    ages 6+ | Worth Your Time

    Amazing beautiful movie! This movie will not hold the interest of younger children. I would recommend it for ages 10 and older. I loved the way it opened up the history of film making and wove it together with a modern heart-warming story.

    May 25th, 2012 · Details
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  • lucidiot (Male)

    ages 6+ | Worth Your Time

    May not be very catchy for young children, but a good message and story for 12 yrs. Perhaps most engaging for adults.

    January 31st, 2012 · Details
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  • LeslieSumner (Female)

    ages 8+ | Worth Your Time

    Wonderful movie! Beautiful train station. The message of movie is profound: Everyone is necessary. Work gives purpose. A peaceful paced movie. Just sit back and enjoy.

    December 23rd, 2011 · Details
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  • mahodge (Male)

    ages 6+ | Worth Your Time

    Very good film for children that adults can enjoy as well. The first "family" film from Martin Scorsese, one of the all-time great directors. Mom and Dad can learn a lot about the earliest days of film making while the kids enjoy a fantasy filled mystery.

    December 18th, 2013 · Details
  • Clearplay

    ages 3+ | Worth Your Time

    m truly shines. The sets, costumes, cinematography, and art direction are absolutely fantastic. The story is about fixing people by giving them a purpose, and it is tenderly realized. The main knock against Hugo is that it is slow and feels long, so you may find yourself wandering back to your iPad or phone before the movie gets too far in. That said, if you’ve got a good attention span and can appreciate the aesthetics of a film, Hugo will reward you... See Full Review

    August 8th, 2013 · Details
  • stake (Male)

    ages 6+ | Worth Your Time

    Definitely a clean movie. I think that it is a good one timer, and I loved the message of how the boy helps to fix peoples lives. not a very flashy movie, and while it may be clean for kids, it probably won't hold most kids attention.

    May 6th, 2013 · Details
  • Harvey (Male)

    ages 8+ | Worth Your Time

    Best movie I've seen in a long time. The plot is great and the cinematography is beautiful. I rated this movie for older kids because it has the potential to bore them. The content is clean, it just doesn't move as fast as some other kid shows.

    May 2nd, 2013 · Details
  • logancoug (Male)

    ages 6+ | Worth Your Time

    I don't think anyone under 12 would really appreciate this movie or find it entertaining. It's a PG film for grown ups. I absolutely loved it.

    March 15th, 2013 · Details
  • Back-Row-Pete (Male)

    ages 6+ | Worth Your Time

    This is more artsy than many family-friendly films. So, if you're only into slapstick and flatulence jokes, don’t bother with this one. On the other hand, if you or your kids like puzzles and mysteries, you should enjoy it.

    January 21st, 2013 · Details
  • kevin.daughtrey (Male)

    No Maturity Rating | Worth Your Time

    More of an adult film then for kids

    July 12th, 2012 · Details
  • chrisgarner (Male)

    ages 6+ | Worth Your Time

    This film is an oddity. It’s a PG-rated film directed by Martin Scorsese aimed squarely at kids. The film feels rather like a mystery. It’s based on a Caldecott-award-winning book called The Invention of Hugo Cabret. Scorsese the visual appeal of that book and was pretty true to it in his film. There is a lot more picture than dialogue. And the visuals are pretty excellent. The station looks wonderful, as does all the clockwork in Hugo’s home. Ben Kingsley is pretty wonderful, and the focus that the film ends up taking on old silent films is fun. In the end, it was just a little too slow, too convenient, and too much aimed at children. I found it worth my time, though.

    May 28th, 2012 · Details
  • ventor (Male)

    ages 6+ | Worth Your Time

    Great movie about early film art. Be warned this movie is not for youngsters in that it will bore them. Filming and story are meant for a more intellectually mature audience. The whole movie is beautiful. The story unfolds in a very thoughtful and humorous way. Worth your time.

    May 4th, 2012 · Details
  • cohigbee (Male)

    ages 8+ | Worth Your Time

    One of the best films of the year. If you're a cinephile, you have to see this. It's a beautiful ode to movie making magic by one of the industry's maestros in Martin Scorsese.

    January 22nd, 2012 · Details
  • Ken (Male)

    ages 4+ | Not Worth Your Time

    I tried very hard to enjoy this movie and there were a great many "fun" parts to it. However, I found the plot shallow, if not altogether missing sometimes, and that made the movie difficult to sit though as I was never engaged and never really cared about any of the characters.

    January 9th, 2012 · Details
  • aaron.pollard3 (Male)

    ages 4+ | Worth Your Time

    SO FUN!!!

    It might sound boring like those old films with orphans n stuff and clocks seem boring



    January 7th, 2012 · Details
  • racheljane

    No Maturity Rating | Worth Your Time

    Read the book and enjoyed the movie. I liked the ending of the movie better then the book. A relaxing charming movie

    December 23rd, 2011 · Details
  • Joel.Adams (Male)

    No Maturity Rating | Not Worth Your Time

    SOoOOooo boring

    December 21st, 2011 · Details
  • shelisawrites

    ages 5+ | Worth Your Time

    I'm surprised no one has rated this movie yet. Hugo is an amazing and wonderful film. It is based on the book "The Invention of Hugo Cabret" which my daughter had read and loved in elementary school. The movie is lovingly, beautifully filmed. It is true to the book, with the exception of one character being a composite of others in the book. Very young children will not grasp the story, but for mid-elementary age and up, it is a solid, well-told story that not only entertains but teaches about love, healing, forgiveness, dreams, and the creative miracles that were the earliest motion pictures. The casting is superb and the acting is excellent.

    There are some moments that might be a little scary for kids, and a couple of very, very brief conversations between two police inspectors about one's wife who is pregnant and is alluded to have had an affair, but it is delicately handled and will go right over the heads of children. Hugo's uncle is a drunk, but he appears only briefly.

    Do not miss this film, it is absolutely worth your time! Support this family-friendly film rather than some of the animated schlock or children-focused potty-humor comedies that pass for family films.

    November 29th, 2011 · Details
  • corynilsson

    ages 5+ | Worth Your Time

    A decent movie and worth your time. A bit slow at times and small children will get bored easily.

    November 29th, 2011 · Details
  • UtMovieGuy (Male)

    ages 7+ | Worth Your Time

    One of the first movies I've seen where 3D isn't used as much to thrill as to beautify. In fact, the whole movie is lovely to watch, from the train station to the insides of its huge clocks, to the scenery of Paris in wintertime. The movie isn't terribly exciting, but it's thoughtful and full of heart.

  • rememberer (Male)

    ages 8+ | Worth Your Time

    This is a great movie. I highly recommend it. The storyline is creative and the acting is wonderful. I do not recall anything offensive in terms profanity or sexual content.

Okfor ages12+