Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

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

age 13+

Twisty, sometimes terrifying MCU film has scares, violence.

PG-13 2022 126 minutes

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 70 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 200 reviews

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age 14+

Please be aware of darker themes

I'd highly recommend making sure your kid is okay with some horror themes (being chased, some jumpscares, possession and body contortion) and seeing minor characters die (one in a rather horrible way) on screen. The movie was good, but much darker than I expected for a Marvel movie
30 people found this helpful.
age 12+

Wild ride, some scarier elements than I’d anticipated

Word to the wise, parents of young ones who like Marvel movies: this was rad, but definitely darker than I’d thought it would be. My girls looooove all things Marvel, and can handle Voldemort as well, but I was worried we’d get some nightmares last night. Luckily Marvel gives just enough sprinkle of humor in there too, but fair warning if your kiddo is scared of demons and zombies. Some jump scares in there too.
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