I bought this for my 4 year old son and was pleasantly surprised to discover him watching it entranced with his father and his two half brothers (aged 14 and 12)! They remembered watching the video when they were younger and, despite the fact that special effects and technology has moved on considerably since 1984, they all loved it. The story is magical and strong enough to keep them from the X-box 360, i-pods and older rated action films. A wet Sunday afternooon was spent happily together as a family. Both older children have said they don't mind watching it again, which is lucky as I can tell this will be an often repeated favourite of my 4 year old.