Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)

Movie review by Cynthia Fuchs, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 8+

Bright, spirited, and edgy version of Willy Wonka.

PG 2005 115 minutes

Parents say

age 8+

Based on 55 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 172 reviews

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age 10+

Age appropriate is the real question, regardless of my enjoyment or lack there of.

If you don't want your second-grader to be desensitized to obscure, rough "humor" than understand PG is more than a suggestion. Children, at this age, are literal thinkers. Inserting images and statements as a 'no-biggie', can have a negative effect. It doesn't make them wiser, smarter, stronger, it, ultimately makes it harder. Don't rush it; just let them watch it later in life, it's not going anywhere.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
1 person found this helpful.
age 18+
in the scene where people buy chocolate bars, there is a moment when the model, whose dress was made of chocolate bars, is shown without the lower part of the dress, only in Underwear and stockings

This title has:

Too much sex

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