Monster Hunter

Movie review by Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Loud, violent video game adaptation is mostly forgettable.

PG-13 2020 99 minutes

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 5 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 16 reviews

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age 15+

Great Monster flick, but one TERRYING SCENE with Spiders make this not age appropriate for someone age 13 IMO.

There is nothing surprising about this movie if you play the game. You know exactly what to expect - people killing monsters, monsters killing people. Violence is done in a similar fashion to Jurassic World. You don't really see too much and there's very little blood. No human guts. Monster guts of plenty. However, as you have probably seen from other reviews, the scene with the spider eggs is incredibly disturbing. Even for adults. That one scene takes a movie that would be good for younger mature audiences and makes the movie better for adults. Just know, when you get to the part where Milla finds her friend in the spider cave, GET YOUR KIDS OUT OF THE ROOM. This makes my skin crawl and I'm 33. No way in hell this scene was OK for a 13 year old (IMO). If they had removed that part it would have been pretty tame. Otherwise enjoyed the movie. You don't watch it for the storyline. You just want to see Milla do her thang so well :)
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age 13+

Literally one of the worst movies I've ever seen

I give it props for having a middle-aged woman as the protagonist (Go Milla!!), but that's about it. The plot struggles, it's unbelievably violent, and yeah, that's about it. It doesn't even have a satisfying ending. My 12 year old watched it (he's seen all the Marvel movies, and has played the game) and didn't seem scarred by it other than how dull it was but I found the monsters and violence unpleasant.

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Too much violence

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