Alvin and the Chipmunks

Movie review by Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 5+

CGI critters are silly and sassy but mostly kid-friendly.

PG 2007 92 minutes

Parents say

age 7+

Based on 57 reviews

Kids say

age 6+

Based on 133 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 9+

Objectifys women

Fun movie. But hated the way it objectifies women. Sends young people the wrong message of how women should be viewed in society. Examples are ladies in tight clothes/bikinis. Chipmunks say a lady is hot, she wants you.

This title has:

Too much sex
age 18+


It has naked chipmunks in the movie don't watch with the family

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much swearing

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