Movie review by Nell Minow, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 11+

Fun movie, but may be too intense for younger kids.

PG-13 2002 121 minutes

Parents say

age 9+

Based on 72 reviews

Kids say

age 10+

Based on 260 reviews

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age 12+

Common Sense missed a spot

In the "sexuality/sensuality" category, they left out the scene in the wrestling arena with 4 or 5 ringside girls with bikini tops.

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much swearing
5 people found this helpful.
age 9+

Great film with positive message, but has scary scenes and suggestive themes

Kids can take inspiration and positive messages from the protagonist, as the film has underlying themes of responsibility, morals, self control and righteousness. This is a must see for fans of Spider-Man, and is the definitive cinematic take on him. Although, in one scene, Mary Jane is wearing a tight wet t-shirt, clinging to her boobs and showing her nipples poking through. There are a few jump scares with the villain, and that will certainly frighten younger kids.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
1 person found this helpful.

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