Parents' Guide to

Stitch! The Movie

By Lori Silberman Brauner, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

Girl teams with lively alien in uninspired sequel.

Movie G 2003 64 minutes
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this movie.

Community Reviews

age 7+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 6+


Even the animation screams this was an easy way for Disney to capitalize on the original. The movie isn't even funny and lacks most of the silliness of the original. I will be grateful to not watch this again.
age 8+

Not a single good message

How is this rated G. It’s terrible. Scary and the use of calling names is not necessary.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much swearing

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2):
Kids say (7):

The plot can be difficult to follow if one hasn't seen the original Lilo & Stitch, and much of it may be incomprehensible to young children. While the film's promotional line reads "Stitch was Experiment 626...Meet the Other 625," it really on focuses on only two of his "cousins," -- a troublemaker who causes power surges on the island -- and a character more focused on sandwich-making than anything else.

While this film purports to be about science experiments, it does little to indulge the curiosity of young minds. Instead, STITCH! THE MOVIE merely presents a slightly different spin on the age-old battle between good and bad characters. Some children, more likely grade-schoolers who enjoy watching cartoon characters battle it out, will enjoy this film, but few adults will find it engaging. With the film running just under an hour without the credits, parents will fortunately find that the time passes quickly.

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