Hercules

Movie review by Nell Minow, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 7+

Lighthearted, but scary stuff is too much for littlest kids.

G 1997 92 minutes

Parents say

age 9+

Based on 19 reviews

Kids say

age 6+

Based on 57 reviews

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age 16+

Gratuitous sexual themes

Just because this is marketed for children does not mean it is appropriate. I couldn’t even stand to watch five minutes of it. Pretty much every single scene was dripping with sexual references. Very inappropriate for children under mid teen years. Characters were not relatable and likable. Hercules himself was such a caricature of such a dork and the love interest for him was a rude and sassy constantly sexy siren. His personal trainer, Phil, was repulsive and constantly ogling women. How anybody could think that this was good for young children is beyond me. I’m not a feminist but I was horrified by how women are constantly oogled and treated as sex objects in this film. Stay away.

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Too much sex
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age 9+

Very epic gaming

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