Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters

Movie review by Jeffrey Anderson, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 17+

Brisk, outrageous action movie has tons of witchy violence.

R 2013 88 minutes

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 13 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 23 reviews

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Hansel and gretal sequel review

Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters is a sequel based on the 1988 classic and like the original is a very violent, bloody, action/horror/fantasy movie were the children from the famous fairy tale continued to kill witches and grew up to make a living at it. Despite its origins, like the very messed up original this definitely isn't a fairy tale for children It's full of outrageous violence, with women beaten up in battle, children in peril, lots of blood, minor characters killed in various ways, weapons, and more. There's some brief female nudity (a naked bottom and breast) and some minor, playful innuendo. Language includes a handful of uses of "f--k" and "s--t." And there's a scene in which the hero drinks too much and is shown suffering the consequences.
age 13+


Bit gory, not very realistic.

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