Great for the kid at heart and their children
I have been a long time fan of the Jurassic Park films. I went to the theater to see the first one with my parents and sister when I was about 8-9, and I was able to take my 8 year old to see this movie. We saw it twice, in 3-D, at the theater, and loved it each time. It has some "jump out at you" moments, loud roars/screams/dramatic music moments to increase the surprise, a few cuss words, and scenes where it was insinuated that someone was killed/eaten. I did cover his eyes about 2 times where is showed someone actually being "hurt" by a dinosaur, but I let him watch the dinosaur on dinosaur fighting action. My son was not scared at all during this movie. He adores dinosaurs, and the parts which were meant to be "scary" were his, and my, favorite parts! The ending has us whooping and laughing with joy, as did many other scenes throughout this movie. I say it is fine for 8+, but it all depends on your child as well. My niece, whom is 7, would have hated this movie. Use your best judgement, and be aware of what your child can handle.