Hot Fuzz

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

age 17+

Bad Boys meets Shaun of the Dead.

R 2007 121 minutes

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 25 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 133 reviews

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age 14+
The greatest movie ever made.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much swearing
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age 13+

Gory but Comic film for mature kids and teens

The explosive sequel to Shaun of the Dead is one of the most fun movies that you will see for a long time but beware for really strong (comic) violence, strong language and some sexual references. If you're kid is a mature (and I mean mature) 12 year old, let them watch it. However, if your child is 13 or over they shouldn't have too much trouble with this masterpiece from 2007. As for role models, Simon Pegg is a badass cop who gets a lesson from Nick Frost's friendly, action-movie obsessed (you and me both) cop. There's also a lesson in loyalty and friendship. So buy the Blu-Ray, stick it in the player and enjoy.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much violence
Too much swearing

Movie Details

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