First Kid

Movie review by Brian Costello, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 10+

Goofy '90s comedy with pratfalls and some gunplay.

PG 1996 101 minutes

Parents say

age 6+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 2 reviews

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age 2+

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It is good
age 10+

Not too bad until the climax with gun violence

We watched this with my 7 year old daughter last night on Disney+ and it was all fine and good until the climax in which the main character, Luke, is taken hostage by a former secret service agent. He has a gun & points & eventually shoots it at Luke, a 13 year old, along with other people in a shopping mall. It's an intense scene and in the context of current news & lock down drills, caused my daughter to panic because it was so scary. There is a slow motion shot of a bullet coming straight towards the camera, from Luke's point of view. This sent my daughter over the edge & she started bawling. It was awful & scared me to see her like that. It happened pretty quickly & even though I was reassuring her everything would be fine, it didn't help her. I watched this movie as a kid & didn't remember anything remarkable about it other than liking Sinbad.

This title has:

Too much violence

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