Rocky II

Movie review by Charles Cassady Jr., Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 11+

Predictable sequel is still enjoyable; boxing violence.

PG 1979 120 minutes

Parents say

age 9+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 10+

Based on 19 reviews

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