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

age 7+

Mad-scientist comedy with dark humor, cartoon violence.

PG 2008 93 minutes

Parents say

age 10+

Based on 20 reviews

Kids say

age 7+

Based on 16 reviews

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age 6+


I loved this movie so much as a kid. People complain about the violence and scariness but its about the same level as other movies like Corpse Bride. The animation isn’t even that bad either, unlike another reviewer said this ISN’T a Disney movie. It was done by a smaller studio in France and I can think of FAR uglier movies from 2008. It’s a cute story and it has a happy ending even with the bits of morbid humor. Igor is a kind and intelligent soul who deals with a lot of peer pressure and feels a need to be recognized. In the end he goes with being a better person thanks to Eva, a kind hearted “monster” he creates who is in reality a lovely pacifist women who wishes to be an actress. It’s very sweet and people hate on this movie far too much. Also Steve Buscemi is in it. 10/10

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age 12+

The animation was of extremely poor quality

You'd think that with such a star studded cast they would have put more into the animation. Someone says the animation was borrowed from Tim Burton but all I see is either bottom of the line ancient software or an amateur animator. I can't imagine who would even begin to compare animation barely pulling off two dimensions with the likes of a Tim Burton film. And don'tI even even get me started on how incredibly innapropriate this movie is for children. Who even managed to pull together the cast and what possessed them to agree to take part in such a monstrosity? I'm so Disappointed in all of you, you've made better names for yourselves than this. I tried to give it a chance, I really did but I was unable to watch more than ten minutes before I just couldn't take it anymore. Just gross and disturbing, really.

This title has:

Too much sex

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