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Monsters at Large

By Renee Schonfeld, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

Live-action tale with comic jeopardy and potty humor.

Movie PG 2018 98 minutes
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age 5+

Based on 1 parent review

age 5+

GREAT Family Movie

Grab your popcorn, snacks and little ones and get ready for family movie night.

Is It Any Good?

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The filmmakers do an OK job of selling the cut-rate effects and silly-looking monster in this tale, but the many slow, low-energy conversational scenes simply don't serve the story. As it stands, at 98 minutes, Monsters at Large is sluggish and comes alive only when some of the young actors, particularly Auggie Pulliam, hold center stage. It's nice to see a girl in the role of scientific "expert," and the kids give it their all, but they could have done with a little more guidance, some judicious editing, and a more professional production, none of which are dependent upon a hefty budget.

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