Honey, I Blew Up the Kid

Movie review by Kelly Kessler, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 6+

Silly scientific mayhem.

PG 1992 89 minutes

Parents say

age 8+

Based on 7 reviews

Kids say

age 7+

Based on 11 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 13+

I had to turn it off

It was great until they showed a teenage girl in slow motion in a bikini which put a lot of emphasis on her body. It was a little too much so I had to shut it off.
age 5+

I think it was really funny! says my five year old

My five year says: I like the kid who blew up the best. I think the kids voice was really cute.

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