Horton Hears a Who! ( 2008 )


The classic and beloved story from Dr. Seuss is now a CG animated film from 20th Century Fox Animation, the makers of the Ice Age films. An imaginative elephant named Horton (Jim Carrey) hears a faint cry for help coming from a tiny speck of dust floating through the air. Horton suspects there may be life on that speck and despite a surrounding community, which thinks he has lost his mind, he is determined to save the tiny particle! Jim Carrey and Steve Carell lead an all-star cast in bringing this wonderful family picture to life!

compassion 9/10

The movie strongly emphasizes empathy and caring for others, no matter how small.

bravery 8/10

The main character demonstrates bravery in standing up for what he believes in despite facing opposition.

perseverance 8/10

The movie showcases the importance of persisting in the face of challenges and not giving up.

friendship 7/10

Themes of friendship are prevalent as characters work together and support one another.

tolerance 7/10

Messages of acceptance and understanding differences are central to the story.

loyalty 6/10

The main character shows loyalty to his friends and his cause, even when it is difficult.

fear 3/10

Some scenes may be mildly intense or suspenseful for very young children.

violence 2/10

There are some comedic, slapstick moments that involve minor scuffles and harmless confrontations.