Enola Holmes 2

Movie review by Jennifer Green, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 12+

Sequel has violence, peril, and positive role models.

PG-13 2022 130 minutes

Parents say

age 11+

Based on 12 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 33 reviews

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age 12+

Good, but with boy in women's clothing portrayed in a positive light

My husband and I just watched this with our 12 and 15 year old kids. We all enjoyed it! I liked it even better than the first. I just did want to mention that Enola pays a boy to change clothes with her like she did in the first one. But this time they take the few extra moments to show him dressed in her clothes and seemingly liking himself better in her dress than in his male clothes. That could have been left out in my opinion.
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age 11+

Feminist upgrade, more messages, just a bit more scary…

This is a great film that’s great for the entire family. Tweens will definitely enjoy the fun in Enola HOLMES 2. It’s well acted, and it has a huge amount of messages such as perseverance and equal rights for all people. There’s some action that might fright kids aged 5-9. For example the bloody, stabbed corpse shown on the bed. The scene could be frightening, but it doesn’t last long and it’s very brief. You may want to skip that part if you have younger ones looking. The explosions and the martial arts are not a problem - - they are filled with humour and laughter, and they’re MOSTLY tween friendly. SPOILER ALERT: When the characters are stabbed, the killer is mistaken with a KNIFE PRANK knife 😂 However, mind out for a few guns at the end, and some falls, but no one gets severely hurt - - Still, (only in one scene) Enola is shown briefly hurt with some bloody scratches. The violence doesn’t last long, except from the ending, so the family can enjoy the film peacefully. Overall, great film for kids, families, tweens and teens!

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Great role models
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