Puss in Boots

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

age 6+

Swashbuckling adventure features irresistible warrior cat.

PG 2011 90 minutes

Parents say

age 8+

Based on 38 reviews

Kids say

age 6+

Based on 72 reviews

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age 8+

Not exactly valuable

I agree with as lot of others who are mildly critical: definitely way too much adult sexual innuendo (or aftermath: Puss sneaking out on his "conquest") that's completely unnecessary, and too much violence for small children (though I know many parents around me are completely desensitized to that and don't worry about it). That said, my 9yo loved it, watched it like 5 times over the course of a month, and then got into the animated series (sigh). The good news is that the sex references seem to have gone totally over her head - or maybe the questions are still gestating. Younger kids are likely to ignore it all. I guess on the plus side it could open up opportunities to talk about one's values as related to sex - just be ready for it.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
age 6+

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