Kung Fu Panda

Movie review by S. Jhoanna Robledo, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 6+

Action-packed start of a franchise; scary scenes, fatphobia.

PG 2008 88 minutes

Parents say

age 6+

Based on 82 reviews

Kids say

age 6+

Based on 125 reviews

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age 6+

A Comedy For Both Kids And Adults

This film is actually very funny. It has plenty of humor throughout the movie, and not just the slap-stick kind. The animation is alright, and the plot is pretty good too. The only thing is it might be a bit dark for kids under 6. Otherwise, I highly recommend it!

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age 7+

Po epicly owns snow leopard

Yes this movie depicts fatphobia. This is a pro fat people movie. It shows people who he looks up to who bullies him and it's not nice and guess what? The furious five who mocked him, get owned by tai lung and then po beats tai lung, by just being himself! (And a little bit of kung fu training) So, violence in this movie. There's no blood but tai lung beats up a lot of people and they probably die offscreen. It's a martial arts movie there is fighting. No sex or gender roles in this movie which is cool. Swearing? None. Consumerism? Noodle shop. This pro consumerism is very bad for kids (Just kidding). drugs and alcohol? No

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Movie Details

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