Movie review by Randy White, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 12+

Comic horror classic is still scary; some profanity.

PG 1984 106 minutes

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Based on 55 reviews

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Based on 161 reviews

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age 12+

Gizmo is worth watching...

I avoided seeing this film because I was 9 years old when it came out and thought I would be too scared. I was right. Although the film is entertaining as I remember the phenomenon it was, it seems unduly violent and has drastic tonal shifts that make it a little difficult to follow the film's logic. I am curious to watch the sequel since it is supposed to be a different style of movie. The animatronics is impressive and Gizmo sure is cute...I see why they sold like hotcakes.
age 13+

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