The NeverEnding Story ( 1984 )


While hiding from bullies in his school's attic, a young boy discovers the extraordinary land of Fantasia, through a magical book called The Neverending Story. The book tells the tale of Atreyu, a young warrior who, with the help of a luck dragon named Falkor, must save Fantasia from the destruction of The Nothing.

imagination 9/10

Encourages children to use their imagination and creativity as a powerful tool.

courage 8/10

The main characters show considerable courage in the face of overwhelming odds and challenges.

bravery 7/10

Characters demonstrate bravery by facing their fears and taking on dangerous quests.

perseverance 7/10

Persisting through difficulties is a key theme in the hero's journey.

friendship 6/10

Friendship is highlighted through the supportive relationships among the characters.

fear 8/10

Some scenes are quite frightening, including the appearance of Gmork and other villains, which could scare younger audiences.

dark 6/10

The movie has several dark and ominous scenes, especially involving 'The Nothing' which might be too intense for very young viewers.

violence 4/10

There are moments of peril and battles, but they are not graphic or excessive.

sorcery 3/10

The movie has magical and fantastical elements, including magical creatures and a magical book.