Sonic the Hedgehog 2

Movie review by Tara McNamara, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 8+

Game-based sequel levels up the positive messages; peril.

PG 2022 122 minutes

Parents say

age 9+

Based on 17 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 57 reviews

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age 13+

Innuedo land

The adult themes and innnuedos in this movie are just ridiculous. I know there are adults who cant move past childhood but this movie should be geared towards the younger generation. Again the cartoon series is not any better even when I was a kid. Just know there are innuedos, shirtless men, a pointless dance scene, cursing without cursing. Yes Im a prude. Its a no for me.
19 people found this helpful.
age 9+

Characters say "hell " 2 times.

Overall I can see the appeal for school age boys 5 and up who know who the character Sonic is. The movie itself has a lot of action so that's a plus for holding young viewers attention. I hate to sound old-fashioned, but I really don't like that a character said the word " hell" two times. And through out the movie at least 3 or 4 times there were some approximations . Like instead of saying the f word they substituted for a clean word that begins with the same letter, but you knew what they meant. Seems with the language it should have been rated pg 13, but them they wouldn't reach their target audience of 5 to 13. Overall,my kid really enjoyed it but just a heads up to parents who care about the language their children are hearing.

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Too much swearing
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