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By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Brain-swap tale will have tweens' eyes rolling.

Movie NR 2006 78 minutes
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age 4+

Based on 1 parent review

age 4+
It was mindless the humor was pour, offered nothing educational, offered public access quality programing. The jokes are stupid. Pokes (although slightly) some ethnic and racial stereo types. The movie pokes at the prospect of medical procedures like surgeries and take light of them as well as makes lite of brain injury. Then to make matters worse, they tried to force a more mindless series based on this movies plot onto the network

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Too much violence

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The high point of Re-Animated is the seamless meshing of animation and live action. While this quality will grab viewers' attention for a while, it's not enough to overcome the movie's goofy plot, lackluster writing, and outright silly characters. There's too much violence (albeit mostly exaggerated for humor) here to make it an option for young viewers, and tweens may find the crazy story a bit too juvenile for their liking. But parents who sit through it will get some wry grins and giggles from the many likenesses to the Disney conglomerate (including the elaborate theme park) and the urban legend about the cryogenically preserved founder.

The main concern for parents likely will be the overwhelming presence of peer pressure -- from friends, acquaintances, and cartoon characters -- to which Jimmy succumbs time and time again. It does offer a good example of why it's important to trust your own judgment in such cases, though, as parents should remind their kids.

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