The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Movie review by Cynthia Fuchs, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 10+

Arthur and his alien friend travel the galaxy.

PG 2005 110 minutes

Parents say

age 8+

Based on 18 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 34 reviews

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age 8+

So long and thanks for all the fish

Super funny and awesome! I loved the mice and "So long and thanks for all the fish". SO funny! Not really a problem for anyone who likes stuff like Star Wars. Some insulting words, but not very problematic. A whale and some crabs get killed, a robot is greatly damaged (but comes back), there are a lot of fight scenes, and a character almost is executed. Overall, I was OK with the movie (I am 10), but if you are the parents of younger kids, watch with caution.
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age 2+


It was hilarious and all the tiny bit of sexual innuendo went right over my kids head. The part where the dolphins leave the earth in their spaceships had me laughing for days after. Definitely watch it by yourself or with the family.
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