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Big Momma's House 2

By Cynthia Fuchs, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Crude sequel lacks the original's scant appeal.

Movie PG-13 2006 99 minutes
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age 11+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 12+

Some people are sensitive...

Some of these parents are super sensitive for their kids like this movie is supposed to be funny like jeez take a break. Anyways this movie is like Madea but before Tyler Perry's movie series.
age 11+


as good as the first

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (3 ):
Kids say (11 ):

Most of this tiresome and crude film is comprised of unrelated, ridiculous scenes. The slippage between Malcolm and Big Momma was slightly more interesting in the first film, where Lawrence played alongside Paul Giamatti, whose character helped Malcolm change costumes and worry about being caught: here the transitions are effortless, and so, apparently, stakeless.

Even more bizarrely -- though also predictably -- Malcolm instructs FBI agents Morales (Marisol Nichols), Keneally (Zachary Levi), and Constance (Sarah Joy Brown) how to conduct surveillance and detect foul play. After a while, their incompetence only makes his hijinks seem more outrageous.

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