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 37 reviews

Kids say

age 6+

Based on 77 reviews

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Community Reviews

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
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age 9+

Pray for mercy.

Puss in Boots, the spin-off from the Shrek movies, is a great family movie. The positve messages are that of redemption, and that as Puss says: "it is never too late to do the right thing." The sexual content in the movie are as follows: in the beginning of the movie, it is strongly implied that Puss spent the night with a female cat as there are some empty milk bottles and fish bones. He also gets dressed and leaves. Puss and Kitty Softpaws do flirt and eventually kiss at the end. Not a lot of violence but it is a bit intense at the end. There is one scene in a bar with men drinking. If you like Shrek and was a big fan of Puss in Boots, then you are going to love this movie. Thanks for reading.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
1 person found this helpful.

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