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Lilo and Stitch 2: Stitch Has a Glitch

More of the same, sweet and fun for kids.
Parents recommend
  • Rated: PG
  • Genre: Family and Kids
  • Release Year: 2005
  • Running Time: 72 minutes

What parents need to know

Positive messages

Strong models of friendship.

Violence & scariness

Some (there are several scenes of Stitch running amok and two of Lilo fighting with her friends)

Sexy stuff
Not applicable
Not applicable
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Drinking, drugs, & smoking
Not applicable

Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that this film contains a few scenes of fighting and mild violence, and that Stitch, when in the throes of his Glitch, may be frightening to young children. There is also a scene in which a character dies and comes back to life, which may be upsetting or confusing to some children.

What's the story?

Lilo, the seven-year-old who worships Elvis Presley, and Stitch, her alien best friend who everyone seems to think is a dog, are preparing for the big hula competition. But Stitch starts to have strange dreams, and then fits of bad behavior that become quite destructive, and rather frightening. It turns out that his molecules weren't fully charged when Dr. Jumba created him, and now his circuits are going haywire. If he doesn't get into the special chamber Jumba creates out of various household appliances, he'll die.

Is it any good?


LILO AND STITCH 2: STITCH HAS A GLITCH has the charm and humor of the original, thanks to a good script, excellent animation and fine work by the actors. Given that this is a Disney film, it's pretty clear how things will turn out, but there are some bumps in the road that are quite moving, and may be upsetting for young children. There are also some very funny moments, especially when Lilo and Stitch are trying to come up with a theme for their hula – Vampire bats! Recycling! But with a little help from the guiding spirit of Elvis, they find their story.

This is a lovely tale of friendship and family, with some refreshingly realistic scenes of less than perfect life at home with kids, aliens, and boyfriends all adding to the chaos. It's great family viewing, reminding us of the sometimes crazy bonds that hold us together.

Families can talk about...

  • Families can talk about Lilo and Stitch's friendship and how the stress of Stitch's problems causes problems for them. Also, how do Lilo's memories of her mother affect her? What's it like when you really want to be good but find yourself being bad instead? How does Stitch react when this happens to him?

Movie details

Theatrical release date:August 30, 2005
DVD/Streaming release date:August 30, 2005
Cast:Dakota Fanning, David Ogden Stiers, Tia Carrere
Director:Michael LaBash
Studio:Walt Disney Pictures
Genre:Family and Kids
Topics:Adventures, Friendship, Space and aliens
Run time:72 minutes
MPAA rating:PG
MPAA explanation:mild fights and action.

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Kid, 11 years old May 5, 2012

Lilo & Stitch, Stitch has a glitch.

I am 11 watching this film and i still love it, my two little sisters aged 5 and 7 love it too. This movie is high ratings for me and family. :)
What other families should know
Great messages
Teen, 14 years old Written byMarco5B May 17, 2014


What other families should know
Great messages
Great role models
Adult Written byspankyy April 9, 2008

Kids respond to anti social behavior

Lilo and Stich is a very cute and funny show. I enjoy watching with my 5 year old twin boys. I have noticed how ever that they are paticularly amused at some of Stich's bad habits and anti social behavior displayed on the show. They espically enjoy when Stich puts his tongue up his nose and licks his own boogers. Also when they are role playing I over hear them repeating comments made on the show, calling Gantu "a big dummy" and things of that nature. Just something to think about.