Mars Attacks!

Movie review by Charles Cassady Jr., Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

Alien-invasion satire for older tweens and up.

PG-13 1996 106 minutes

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 10 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 26 reviews

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age 11+

Poorly written film

This film is simply poorly written and doesn’t understand how to do good spoof comedy. None of the A list gets a chance to shine due to the lack of the material and the sheer number of them. Way too many characters! It’s probably fine for 11 and older but it’s not very good.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much swearing
age 15+


Suitable for teens and adults that collects old b movies on VHS. Can be gory for some, and since this is an Tim Burton movie not for every taste. Nice for a viewing on Halloween with silly space comedies.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much consumerism

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