Movie review by Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media
Lightyear Movie Poster

Common Sense says

age 6+

Buzz origin story is exceptionally animated and inclusive.

PG 2022 100 minutes

Parents say

age 5+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 10 reviews

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age 7+


This movie was violent. Took my grandsons based on the PG rating, and it was too much for them.
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age 3+

Overall Great family movie!!

We are a huge Pixar family and we couldn't wait to go see Lightyear! I took my three kids ages 3,3 & 7, 7 year old nephew and also had two 14 year old girls. Overall reviews for the movie were great, everyone loved it especially one of my 3 year olds. It was awesome seeing the other side of Buzz and the story was awesome. There is quite a bit of violence but nothing is gross violence or "too much". No harsh words or anything. Consumerism is very low of any at all, that I noticed. There is a Felon/Convict friend to Buzz, who is nothing but hilarious. Also another subject that has seemed to bother quite some people is the fact Buzz's best friend(a woman) gets married to another woman and they create a family. For my family this is a non issue and isn't viewed any differently by my kids as we teach them about everyone and equality, so the kids didn't even blink an eye to it. I actually loved that piece to the story! It's good to see it so shown wholesomely. A few parts made my 3 year olds close their eyes, but who isn't scared of Zurg!? Lol Overall great movie for the entire family. We loved it and will watch it many more times I'm sure.

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