Despicable Me 3

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

age 7+

"Threequel" has more action, strong sibling relationships.

PG 2017 90 minutes

Parents say

age 6+

Based on 29 reviews

Kids say

age 6+

Based on 82 reviews

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age 5+

Fun Entertainment For The Whole Family

When this film was released along with the sequels didn't grab my attention as a movie I was in a rush to watch with my 6 year old daughter. I'm must say my initial opinion was completely wrong g as I as well as my daughter absolutely loved this film. The comedy is very well written with many jokes being extremely funny even for adults.
age 10+

Topic of divorce

I agree with most of the reviews. I want to add that if your child is sensitive to topics of divorce or unknown siblings, this movie might be a little difficult for them. The main character and his brother were separated at birth when the mom and dad divorced and each took one child. The mom also refers to the father’s disappointment in Gru as the reason for the divorce. There also is a lot of name calling to be aware of like “dumb” and “fat” among others.

Movie Details

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