Kindergarten Cop

Movie review by Kelly Kessler, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

Terminator meets Mother Goose; lots of violence, profanity.

PG-13 1990 111 minutes

Parents say

age 11+

Based on 13 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 42 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 12+

Kindergarten cop

This movie is so great, but also intense

This title has:

Too much violence
age 10+

Good fun old kind of a movie

Not for sensitive kids. Ok to watch with explanations and guidance from parents. Worst scenarios in my oppinion was a scene with a dead body and the bad guy is shot.

This title has:

Great role models
Too much violence
Too much swearing

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