Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

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

age 12+

Creepy but exciting Burton fantasy based on best-seller.

PG-13 2016 127 minutes

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 71 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 179 reviews

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age 13+

Super Creepy and Long

My 8 and 10 years olds were completely traumatized with another friend watching this movie. After about a month of talking about it and them still being upset, I decided to watch it myself. It was terrifying for kids and there were some really repulsive parts (like eyeballs being eaten). It was a very long movie and I couldn't finish it myself. Do yourselves a favor and skip it.

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Too much violence
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age 15+

Too scary, wish we'd given it a miss.

From the trailers I really thought this would be ok for my 11year old. He's seen plenty of 12's and doesn't generally scare easily. But this film is really scary. I'd call it more horror than creepy thriller. Really wish I'd watched it without him first. Wasn't even as good a story as I'd hoped... Really don't bother, wish I hadn't...

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Too much violence
2 people found this helpful.

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