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

age 8+

Exciting kid space-action without being too scary.

PG 2004 94 minutes

Parents say

age 6+

Based on 9 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 6 reviews

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age 6+

A great action movie for elementary kids

My kids (7, 9 and 11 years old) all loved this movie. For me, I thought it was going to be painfully campy, but it turned out to be not too bad. I enjoyed watching the kids cheer for the good guys. I thought that the content was fine for elementary kids, but there are a few scenes that some parents may want to know about. (1) In one scene, a women is in a bubble bath and the male butler is in the room and clearly uncomfortable. Later the women dresses behind a screen again with the butler in the room. No nudity at all. (2) Later, the same woman removes the underwire from her bra when a wire is needed. Nothing is shown. My kids didn't even know what it was. (3) In another scene, a woman from the villain team tries to force a man who is tied up to kiss her. (4) The mild cartoon violence is explained well by the CSM review. Again, I thought all of this was fine for the kids.

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age 5+

a fun filled and action packed good time

There are some scary bits - but other than that this was non stop excitement with super cool vehicles and gadgets

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