Spider-Man 2

Movie review by Nell Minow, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 11+

A popcorn pleasure with heart, soul, and insight.

PG-13 2004 127 minutes

Parents say

age 9+

Based on 53 reviews

Kids say

age 10+

Based on 173 reviews

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age 2+

Ah, Rosie I love this movie

My favorite movie of all time. Great action, and great development. Not to mention the train fight will never topped, best Spider-Man fight ever. If I see one person bad mouth this movie I will make you suffer through TASM2
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age 10+
Very violent scene in the middle, otherwise, incredible.

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Too much violence

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