Journey 2: The Mysterious Island

Movie review by Jeffrey Anderson, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 8+

Adventure sequel is clunky but has positive role models.

PG 2012 94 minutes

Parents say

age 8+

Based on 24 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 58 reviews

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age 15+

Are the producers obsessed with young girls bodies? Smh

The girl playing a teenager is objectified beyond sound reasoning. Too many shots that are unnecessary. Too. Many. There are so many shots of just her body parts without even her head. They're just added and added to where they don't need to be. And the fact that the official rating on it mentions nothing is double disappointing. I wouldn't put any age rating on it because our kids need to not watch this and have their views of themselves and others influenced this way. Could have been a nice family movie.

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Too much sex
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age 8+

Best movie

I think this is a great movie to watch with kids ...it has great lessons and a sense of humor as well .I recommend it .I watched the movie with my little brother and we really liked it

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