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Hot Fuzz

By Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 17+

Bad Boys meets Shaun of the Dead.

Movie R 2007 121 minutes
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age 14+

Based on 14 parent reviews

age 13+
One of my all-time favorite movies. If your kid has seen Shaun Of The Dead, this should be fine. There's actually a lot less violence and swearing in this one than in Shaun Of The Dead.
age 13+

Gory but Comic film for mature kids and teens

The explosive sequel to Shaun of the Dead is one of the most fun movies that you will see for a long time but beware for really strong (comic) violence, strong language and some sexual references. If you're kid is a mature (and I mean mature) 12 year old, let them watch it. However, if your child is 13 or over they shouldn't have too much trouble with this masterpiece from 2007. As for role models, Simon Pegg is a badass cop who gets a lesson from Nick Frost's friendly, action-movie obsessed (you and me both) cop. There's also a lesson in loyalty and friendship. So buy the Blu-Ray, stick it in the player and enjoy.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (14 ):
Kids say (116 ):

Hot Fuzz is a worthy follow-up to Shaun of the Dead and cements Pegg, Frost, and director Edgar Wright as creative talents to watch. Real-life best mates (or "heterosexual life partners," as they call themselves) Simon Pegg and Nick Frost again prove that their on-screen chemistry is combustible -- and hilarious.

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