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Parents' Guide to

Zoom: Academy for Superheroes

By Jane Boursaw, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Dull superhero tale has comic book violence, potty humor.

Movie PG 2006 83 minutes
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this movie.

Community Reviews

age 6+

Based on 9 parent reviews

age 4+


It is quite fake, but interesting and cool for the kids if you want a short break from the yelling.
age 6+

Fun watch

A great watch for all ages. Suitable for kids to watch, no scary, violence and it’s a fun movie about super heroes.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (9 ):
Kids say (7 ):

The young superheroes are somewhat appealing, but this movie falls flat on just about every other account. The montage scenes get old fast, and the plot is predictable and covers the usual themes of teen angst, fitting in, and finding your own gifts. Chevy Chase still isn't funny, Rip Torn is like a maniacal cartoon character, and Tim Allen needs to find a different niche other than family movies.

Based on Jason Lethcoe's comic-book for young adults and featuring dated tunes by Smash Mouth, this movie is harmless fun for kids, but not a whole lot of new material here.

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