The Croods: A New Age

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

age 8+

Prehistoric cartoon sequel has slapstick, rude humor.

PG 2020 96 minutes

Parents say

age 8+

Based on 17 reviews

Kids say

age 6+

Based on 37 reviews

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age 8+

Not for young impressionable children

My opinion: I had high hopes for this movie but as I sat watching with my 5.5 year old daughter I cringed and wanted to turn it off. So many terrible messages within this movie. If you know psychology you can see how this could cause harm to young ones minds. Not to mention all the stupids, idiots, dumb and other name calling over and over. Talk of being skinny and fat. Children are not born caring about being good enough of fat or thin... It's taught. And this type of movie cements these messages on a subconscious level.
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age 16+


I seen reviews on the movie and felt it would be a good one to watch with my 11,9, and 6 year old boys. There we're many inappropriate scenes in this movie. To name a few: dads talking about being naked, grandma in a bikini, hitting the monkeys private area, and biting a monkeys butt cheek. The things they would say were not for my kids. I was not happy with this movie at all. It wasn't just a little bit of words and scenes it was throughout the whole movie. I would never watch it again. Teenagers wanting to move in together was not ok with us aswell. Teaching that it's OK not to be married.

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Too much violence
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