Around the World in 80 Days

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

age 10+

Book-based Jackie Chan adventure has cursing, innuendo.

PG 2004 120 minutes

Parents say

age 8+

Based on 8 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 8 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 14+

Wrong ratings

There's quite a bit of kissing and flirting which the commonsense ratings do not mention. Absolutely disappointing since I do not expose my kids to this but unfortunately they watched the kissing and I'm not at all happy about that ! Thanks to commonsense !!!

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
2 people found this helpful.
age 6+

Unappreciated gem of a movie!

I can't believe I'd never heard of this film before. It's a fantastic remake of the original suitable for almost all ages. I was looking for a kid-friendly way to introduce my kids to Jackie Chan, and this far exceeded my expectations. The star-studded cameo appearances by Arnold, the Wilson brothers, and others kept things entertaining for adults. Whole cast was strong. Wish they made more films like this. I think the violence rating is too high in the "professional" review. All of the violence in this movie is slapstick, and no one gets killed.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models

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