Playing with Fire

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

age 8+

Cena charms, but slapstick-heavy comedy doesn't fully spark.

PG 2019 96 minutes

Parents say

age 7+

Based on 29 reviews

Kids say

age 7+

Based on 35 reviews

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age 10+

Super disappointed in this review by common sense

It’s partly my bad for not reading the “positive elements” section before having my family watch this together. THIS IS A HUGE FOSTER AND ADOPTIVE TRIGGER MOVIE. The entire premise is that the kids are orphaned and running away from being put into foster care by Cps. I’ve never been so disappointed in common sense for not giving a better warning much less labeling it POSITIVE?!?!
1 person found this helpful.
age 6+


Pretty clean movie, some funny parts. I found it creepy that a 3 yr old needs a diaper change, totally inappropriate. We teach our children to never allow anyone let alone strangers see their private parts. This scene is totally irresponsible and disturbing.
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