Phineas and Ferb: Across the 2nd Dimension

Movie review by Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 5+

Quirky duo's other-realm adventures are fun for all ages.

G 2011 87 minutes

Parents say

age 5+

Based on 6 reviews

Kids say

age 7+

Based on 28 reviews

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age 6+

Overall ok

Yes there was a lot of robot bashing but the scariest thing to my 5 yo was the monster in the cage. We fast forwarded past that part.
age 4+

Kids and Kids-At-Heart Can Enjoy This.

This movie is taken from the Disney Channel series Phineas and Ferb. It is a great movie for children but might be iffy if you don't like seeing robots get dismembered. The original Evil Dr. D basically creates an "Other Dimensionator" and Phineas and Ferb unknowingly help the evil scientist fix his machine. Then they go through the portal and accidentally get trapped there where an even eviler Dr. D has (successfully) taken over the Tri-State area. Very Orwellian and it might scare children. Then their sister Candice, who is fretting over a boy going off to college and possibly losing interest in her, tries to bust them (as always) and ends up transported to the other dimension as well. Phineas and Ferb discover Perry's secret identity as a secret agent and Phineas wrestles to both accept this realization and forgive his pet for leaving him in the dark With the help of both friends from the real world and friends from the other dimension, Phineas and Ferb and their friends save the real Danville from being overtaken by "Normbots" (polite butler-like drones) and the alternate reality Dr. D. They make it home okay and are faced with either remembering the best day ever and losing Perry (because they know his secret.) or wiping their memories clean and keeping Perry. They do the latter, but not before Isabella (who has had a crush on Phineas the whole series- and movie too!) smooches Phineas on the cheek! Cute, well-written movie that both kids and kids at heart can enjoy.

This title has:

Too much violence

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