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Parents' Guide to

Planet Hulk

By Jeffrey Anderson, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Animated Hulk movie is as violent as the feature films.

Movie NR 2010 81 minutes
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this movie.

Community Reviews

age 14+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 16+

This is basically a horror movie...

I was EXTREMELY disappointed this was rated PG. This movie has zombie-like creatures and some moments that have young children in some real terrifying situations. I wish I had read the Common Sense review before getting it.

This title has:

Too much violence
1 person found this helpful.
age 12+

This title has:

Too much violence

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2 ):
Kids say (7 ):

The Hulk's predicament and behavior in this story make for an interesting comparison with the moods of ol' Green Skin's teenage fans (i.e. feelings of not fitting in). Unfortunately, the movie's constant battle sequences and humorless tone don't leave much room for any kind of real emotional connection with the characters. In this tale, the Hulk never returns to his human form, and thus the battle between his two "sides" takes place on a less visceral, visual level. Likewise, the villain is terribly uninteresting, and the plot twists are a little too transparent.

For what might have been a decent Saturday morning cartoon-type adventure, PLANET HULK is very violent -- and, indeed, has very little to offer but violence. The Hulk's fits of rage can cause even more tension than the slicing and dicing and blood and gore of the battle sequences. That said, the animation is solid, and perhaps die-hard Hulk fans can find something worthwhile here.

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