Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

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

age 11+

Star-studded reboot is charming; some iffy stuff.

PG-13 2017 119 minutes

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 144 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 217 reviews

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age 2+

Kevin Hart doesn’t have to be so angry all the time

The only Thing I didn’t like about the movie Kevin Hart it’s always so angry he’s always yelling and Kurt Warner person but he’s always yelling and that’s not anything I don’t like about the movie the rest I love

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Great messages
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Too much violence
age 9+

Great entertainment for the whole family

This movie has it all - Action, drama, comedy and fun. It shows that it is ok to be different from everyone else and demonstrates that when people with different skills and interests come together, great things can be achieved. A group of kids in their mid/late teens get sucked into a video game and become the characters in the game. The humor in the film comes from the challenges of the kids beisomeone else's body. The violence is typical of your early video games - no blood, over the top exaggeration. The messages of teamwork and accepting others for who they are, and not just the stereotypes they represent, is worthwhile. A few references to private parts, but in the context of a girl being trapped in a boys body and discovering the differences when going to the toilet, it's very funny and done totally in good taste. A little bit of low level swearing, but nothing to over the top. All in all, a great family movie that will have everyone from kids to grandparents laughing and cheering.

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Great messages
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