Kids vs. Monsters

Movie review by Tracy Moore, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 12+

Tedious, awful horror-comedy for kids is unwatchable.

NR 2015 101 minutes

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 1 review

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age 13+

Terrible movie -- too ridiculous for teens, too violent for younger kids

If I could give half a star, I would. Terrible characters, terrible stereotyping, terrible message, terrible. I think it aims for Willy-Wonka style dark humor but the violence and death in this film is unambiguous. My nine-year-old was shocked and upset. If it's supposed to be a kids' movie, I don't know what kids will enjoy it. The broad acting, unsophisticated dialogue, cartoonish special effects (in some cases literal cartoons) seem pitched to the pre-teen age (no self-respecting teenager is going to watch this), but the violence and death of teen characters is going to scar the kids who might enjoy some of the rest. This isn't for anyone. Really just awful. Lots of wasted talent.

This title has:

Too much violence

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