Next Gen

Movie review by Renee Longstreet, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 8+

Great animation, solid messages; lots of cartoon violence.

NR 2018 106 minutes

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 110 reviews

Kids say

age 10+

Based on 48 reviews

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age 14+

Equivalent of a school shooter

So there’s obvious use of the word “f*uck” that is bleeped out, my kid didn’t have a clue what was being said so I didn’t pay it much attention. I even chuckled a bit at it and can tell it was meant for any adults being sucked into watching the movie. What got to me and made me cringe was the fact that the main character, who is a bit rebellious and reluctant to blend in with the “cool kids” gets bullied and “beat up” by her peers and their robots, so she returns to school with her bigger robot to literally shoot up the place. Exaggerating a bit, the main characters robot shoots one of the peers little robots, but in the eyes of a 10 year old it’s “get bullied, show up with bigger badder thing and pew pew your problems”. And then they go on a robot killing spree. Animation is meant for children, but the story line and plot is most certainly not. Movie makers missed the target audience on this one. I am not sure who this movie is for to be honest

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much swearing
5 people found this helpful.
age 15+

Violence is never the answer

This is a horrible movie! A very self centered teen who used violence to get even with those who have “committed injustice towards her.” This type of thinking lead to her entitlement of violence. Not to mention the constant bleeping out to imply swear words in the dialogue and sound track. No way. Don’t watch!!

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much swearing
1 person found this helpful.

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