The Sandlot 2

Movie review by
Ellen Twadell, Common Sense Media
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So-so sequel to a favorite kids' movie.
  • PG
  • 2005
  • 103 minutes

Parents say

age 11+
Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 9+
Based on 13 reviews

A lot or a little?

The parents' guide to what's in this movie.

Positive Messages

Some social issues addressed, diversity celebrated and positive examples of teamwork.

Positive Role Models & Representations

A character kisses a girl against her will.

Violence

Rough and tumble, a brief fistfight. An unwanted kiss.

Sex

Some boy/girl romance, an aggressive and unwanted kiss.

Language

Frequent mild profanity (Hell, crap, ass) and one strong profanity (s-word).

Consumerism

A pair of Nike sneakers help the hero save the day, "Just Do It" included in dialogue.

Drinking, Drugs & Smoking

What parents need to know

Parents need to know that there is a surprising amount of profanity for a PG movie, and graphic bathroom humor. There are some scary moments as a dog chases small children. There is some boy/girl romance, with one smooch, and a more aggressive kiss where a character kisses a girl against her will. While the cast is diverse and there are some issues early on about gender equality, the film never addresses these ideas thoroughly.

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User Reviews

  • Parents say
  • Kids say
Adult Written bydudleys of owkskeke August 13, 2018
Parent of a 6-year-old Written byNicole F. July 4, 2018

Unnessecary language

Movie was cute enough. But I kept cringing at unnessecary bad language while watching with my 6 year old. Lots of "what the hell" and other borderlin... Continue reading
Kid, 11 years old July 12, 2015

AVOID THIS MOVIE.

This movie is probably the worst sequel/movie I've ever seen. Sure, The Sandlot 3 wasn't that good, but at least it had an original story. This is lit... Continue reading
Teen, 17 years old Written byMMSbro July 12, 2020

Its a classic.

It has a lot of swearing and some rude comedy so I think 13 and older can watch it. Also if you like this movie watch the little giants or the mighty ducks.

What's the story?

THE SANDLOT 2 returns to the popular neighborhood playing field of The Sandlot and features a gang of boys led by David (Max Lloyd Jones) and rival gang of girls, led by the "liberated" Hayley (Samantha Burton). Both groups want the field for playing, and when they team together, they battle a "real" team of snooty Little Leaguers. The drama then switches to a fear of the enormous dog that lives in the yard next to the Sandlot.

Is it any good?

The Sandlot 2 is not the worst movie for kids, but nothing really special, either. It does a good job of assembling a diverse cast, including children of different races, genders, and abilities (a member of the boys' gang is deaf, and James Earl Jones plays a blind character).

Talk to your kids about ...

  • Families can talk about resolving conflict between people with different backgrounds and overcoming fear.

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