Hop

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

age 5+

Silly animated/live-action holiday comedy is fun for kids.

PG 2011 95 minutes

Parents say

age 8+

Based on 73 reviews

Kids say

age 6+

Based on 90 reviews

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age 18+

Hop is racist

The movie is full on etnnicist and racist towards Hispanic people. E.B. Sr. would just by hearing ones son say to make a human the Easter Bunny had no problem, but laughed at Carlos because Carlos is a chick, that is discrimination, and the only reason Carlos got violent was because nobody could even admit it was wrong to discriminate. And in the end, Carlos lossed, why. Because Carlos is a chick, and yet a human can get the pass. Carlos qaulifies in every way, is greatest to be found commanding orders, and getting the job done. The only problem was E.B. Jr. used drums against the chick commanding the flight, and the only reason Carlos could never be, is because one is a chick. That is not okay to tell kids. And they gave Carlos a Hispanic accent as to indicate worse things. And China gets shown as crazy for rejecting the Easter Bunny, when we don't follow Chinese traditions, so why must we bully them, everyone deserves fair treatment, and as 4th Gen Italian and Irish, it hurt my confidence when I was only 11, I attempted to end it because I felt like I would be doomed to be treated as slave just like Carlos. Unfair! The youth does not deserve this level of racism. I'm surprised people are giving a rating on racist propaganda, yeah the PlayBoy scene was not child appropriate, but that is nothing compared to racism! I didn't think the FCC would allow racist propaganda! And insult to injury, I was required to give it one star when it should have gotten all negative 5!
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age 12+

Not a Great Movie Overall

As others have mentioned the Playboy mansion scene was not necessary; it didn't add to the humor and wasn't funny. While not immediately obvious to me initially, it did in retrospect seem a bit racist.
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