Sonic the Hedgehog: The Movie

Movie review by Paul Trandahl, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 7+

'90s video game-based tale has some cartoon violence.

NR 1998 60 minutes

Parents say

age 9+

Based on 10 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 26 reviews

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age 7+

Sonic the Hedgehog the Movie is OK

Just to correct the reviewer, Sarah isn't "fantasizing" about having Robotics babies. She's imagining how horrific it would be to have his kids. More nightmarish forced "stuff" than consentual fantasy and she's obviously not happy about the image. It's played for laughs but it's definitely not a kid appropriate joke. I personally like this one BUT it is definitely bad so I can't recommend it to anyone else except Sonic fans or people who like movies with a "cult" following. Also the movie is so badly scripted it's funny.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much violence
Too much sex
age 10+

Sonic Review

Parents need to know that kids will see some violence and sexually stereotyped portrayals of women. Cartoon characters fight one another Sonic's love interest dresses in scanty attire and comes off a bit of a stereotype. Apart from that the film is fun and harmless. Voice acting isn't great but isn't the worst I seen. I would say if you are a fan of Sonic give it a watch and if you like it show it to the kids.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex

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