Mad Monster Party

Movie review by Brian Costello, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 6+

Campy stop-motion animated fun with ghoulish imagery.

NR 2009 94 minutes

Parents say

age 6+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 3 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 2+

Campy Fun and Amazing Animation!

The storyline touches on families of diverse backgrounds, the concepts of what is right or wrong, love, and humor. With a diverse cast that doesn't quite trust one another, yet is bound by a familial theme, the movie shows how very different people can come to work together and how, if they can't come together for good things can often go terribly wrong. All this with a spectrum of humor from slapstick to subtlety. What a classic gem!

This title has:

Great messages
age 13+

Value Concerns: Domestic Violence & Suicide

I like this little show a lot. I get a big nostalgic hit from it. But like a lot of things from another era, this show is from 1967, there are some outdated values that can give you a twinge or two. The lead female is like a Bond girl from the 60s. She's on the wrong side until the male lead slaps her around, then she falls in love, then she risks her safety for his. The male lead makes a comment about killing himself. Some of the adult humor is veiled and even cute enough to fly and to make it fun for adults, but I think a caution about the slapping and the suicide comment need to be included in reviews so that parents are prepared for it if they choose to show this movie to their kids.

This title has:

Too much violence

Movie Details

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For kids who love monsters

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