Paddington 2

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

age 6+

Charming, heartfelt sequel entertains, inspires compassion.

PG 2018 103 minutes

Parents say

age 6+

Based on 28 reviews

Kids say

age 6+

Based on 35 reviews

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age 6+

Really good with one downside

I was really surprised that the dad (Mr Brown) used God's name in vain in this movie! The movie overall is really good, we all really enjoyed it, but this was the black spot in the whole thing. My question, 'why?', but I know the answer unfortunately. But it really didn't add anything to the movie needless to say.

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Too much swearing
age 6+

Charming!

This was our favorite movie of 2018. It's a rare family/children's movie that is not screaming at kids or talking down to them. It's a gorgeous looking movie with wonderful little scenes such as when Paddington imagines himself in a pop-up book of London. It's got a talented cast. Hugh Grant is especially good as the hammy has-been actor-villain. Watch the credits for a special musical number. Wonderful. (One thing for parents of little children...Paddington is wrongfully imprisoned at one point but he makes the best of it and befriends comic baddies.)

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