Spooky Buddies

Movie review by Renee Longstreet, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 6+

Halloween puppy movie might be too scary for youngest kids.

G 2011 88 minutes

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 20 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 20 reviews

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age 18+

this movie saved my life #amen

UNBELIEVABLE!!! my precious little 156 month old darling PISSED HIS PANTS watching this abhorrent devil worshipper film!! dogs turning to stone, satan magic, and even negative emotions!! i had to comfort him all night and turn on sesame street the next morning to calm him down. and then an episode where someone DIED played so i had to keep him out of school and comfort him some more! then he spilled his juice and started turning red with anger so we took him to the ER but since it "wasn't as urgent" we had to wait! how DARE they not see my precious baby boy before someone who was bleeding from the head. so we left and i called an ambulance for him so he'd hopefully be seen quicker (#lifehacks) and the evil dog from the movie was driving! i was so scared but my little angel farted and he turned to stone. we ended up in a horrible crash but the fart insulated us like a bag of chips and we were fine! this movie teaches such great life lessons!!!! 5/5 stars!

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Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much consumerism
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 7+

Better than I expected! :)

I've always thought the first one of the Air-buddies movies were the best one, felt most realistic, then they got pretty silly and a little over the top, but this one was actually pretty good! I was expecting it to be pretty dumb, but you can definitely see that the team wanted to create a very wholesome and exciting Halloween movie, it's awesome! However, it might be a little too scary for the younger kids. It's more dark moments in it than funny moments, I would say. Definitely a movie I recommend to the older Buddies-fans. :)

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