Ghostbusters: Afterlife

Movie review by Tara McNamara, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 10+

Playful paranormal reboot offers funny frights for families.

PG-13 2021 124 minutes

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 32 reviews

Kids say

age 10+

Based on 50 reviews

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age 13+

Inappropriate for kids !

Honestly disappointed in the parents who said this was okay for a 10 year old. I went ahead and rented it. Only to have my kid hear " virgin, humping, 3rd base, sexual appeal, boning" and countless other curse words. Also, the mother mentions getting drunk multiple times.. If you don’t care what your kid learns learns go ahead and let then see this garbage.kid content at all.

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Too much violence
Too much sex
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Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
14 people found this helpful.
age 13+

Faithful revisit to the Ghostbusters target audience

My wife and I took the family out to see the new Ghostbusters because we heard it was a faithful addition to the Ghostbusters original canon. It was precisely so! The action was great, the cinematics were 21st century, and the tie-ins were numerous! What's more, for those who didn't grow up with Gozer and company, it was still a great flick! My children enjoyed the film which had suspense and tense moments but refrained from being a horror flick. Moreover, it was a bright enough flick to actually be able to tell what was going on! I thoroughly enjoyed the film and the numerous callbacks to the originals. Great flick, great cast, and great balancing act by the writers and actors/actresses.

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Great role models
2 people found this helpful.

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