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

age 9+

Uneven origin story is disappointing; expect some violence.

PG 2015 111 minutes

Parents say

age 8+

Based on 14 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 29 reviews

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age 12+

Mocked Nuns and Mary statue

I was surprised not to see this aspect of the film described in the common sense review. I had 6 children between the ages of 12 and 3 watching with me. (I also have 4 older children from 14 - 19 so I have been critiquing movies for awhile now.) My advice is to skip this one. On top of the mockery of things Catholic, it was not enjoyable for my 10 year old son to watch these boys around his age be snatched out of their beds by pirates in the middle of the night among other things. I stopped the movie about a half hour in... we all had had enough. Save your money and time and skip this one.
age 5+

All my boys loved it!

I have no idea why CSM rates this 2 stars. It was the best movie we have seen in a while. With 5 year old boys (and a 7 and 9 year old), there are not that many options for good entertainment that adults like too. This one nails the mark. Non stop action, with great graphics, and the fact that it being a prequel was a very cool distinguisher from the other "Pan" movies. The acting is really good, and no bad language. Pixies die but they explode into colored fairy dust, which was pretty cool. A boy's death teaches a meaningful lesson. All my boys were on the edge of their seats through the whole movie, and then watched it again the next day.

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