Kazaam

Movie review by Alistair Lawrence, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 9+

Bad fantasy comedy is dated and materialistic; bullying.

PG 1996 93 minutes

Parents say

age 10+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 2 reviews

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age 10+

Mild Language & Adult situations

Common Sense media failed to include the mild profanities in the film. I counted three uses of “hell” and one use of “damn,” and at least one “oh my God,” and “Jesus.” Girls are dressed in skimpy clothing, dancing seductively in a night club in multiple scenes. The biological father of the main character shoves another man around and threatens him. Then he yells at his son and shoves the boy around as well. In a later scene, the father is physically injured by a corrupt nightclub owner. These two scenes are likely to be upsetting to younger kids.

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