Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life

Movie review by S. Jhoanna Robledo, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 8+

Sweet tween film packs big meaning into cliched package.

PG 2012 88 minutes

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 2 reviews

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age 15+

Dangerous themes

The kids attempt to contact the deceased father, through a seance. At this point the movie was turned off at our house, but was a good opportunity to have a discussion with the kids (12&11YO) about the dangers of such things. Not sure how the film played out, but in the book this was performed through the use of a Ouija board. The entire episode was portrayed as silly, harmless and a failure, but these please know these practices are anything but!
age 13+

Awesome!!!!

This movie is awesome! I do think it should be rated pg13 though. It can get a little confusing and it does talk about puberty a little and the death of his father is a little sad. But I thought it was great!! Really good movie I will definetly recomend this title.

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