Astro Boy

Movie review by Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 7+

Action-packed adventure a fun bet for young superhero fans.

PG 2009 94 minutes

Parents say

age 7+

Based on 29 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 37 reviews

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age 13+

Inappropriate violence! Not Okay

My 5 year old daughter, Chloe, found this one on the Netflix kids channel, and I thought it look decent, so I allowed her to watch it. Well, THAT was a big mistake! Not even after 5 minutes into the film, someone already DIED, and it was a KID. After that I had enough, and switched it to Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs. Later that night, after Chloe went to bed, me and my husband decided to watch it, and we were shocked by what we saw. Banned from the house! The kid died not 1, not 2, but 3 times, with 2 being his irresponsible idiot of a dad's fault. Throughout the rest of the movie there were more and more violent scenes, including a one where the titular character shoots BULLETS out of his BUTT. Columbia should be ashamed by allowing Netflix to show that movie, and Netflix should be ashamed for even requesting it on their service. After we heard Disney will be yanked off of Netflix due to Disney starting a new streaming service, we decided that once our Netflix subscription runs out, we will NOT be renewing it, because doing that will just allow more headaches from Larva, a show for another review. Folks, there are a lot of good shows and movies out there, even on Netflix, but this is one you can just skip.

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Too much violence
1 person found this helpful.
age 6+

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