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Parents' Guide to

Bird Box Barcelona

By Jennifer Green, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

Extreme violence, suicide, swearing in apocalyptic spin-off.

Movie NR 2023 110 minutes
Bird Box Barcelona Movie Poster: Two characters with blindfolds/goggles on, divided by a bright seam of light

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Community Reviews

age 16+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 13+


It was so confusing. And a waste of my time. The storyline didn't make sense. It was all over the place. Hard to fallow. The writing was shit.
age 18+

Confusing, too violent, not worth the time

Confusing story development. Disturbing ways in which people commit suicide. Not worth the time. One positive only: It is lovely to hear the characters speak Spanish (from Spain) fluently and authentically.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2 ):
Kids say (3 ):

You don't have to have watched Sandra Bullock-led Bird Box to be interested in this intense spin-off; coming in new might actually heighten the suspense. Bird Box Barcelona relocates the action to Spain, depleting the titular city of all color to create a brownish-grey post-apocalyptic setting. The new location, international cast (led by popular Spanish actor Casas and other locally recognizable actors), story and character alterations, and amplification of Catholic iconography (including a villainous priest played by Argentine veteran Leonardo Sbaraglia) could all provide new points of interest for viewers. But they'll quickly discover that the main ideas and graphic, aim-to-shock violence are still here. How can people kill themselves? Let this film count the ways.

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