Parents' Guide to

The Soccer Football Movie

By JK Sooja, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 9+

Peril, terrifying monsters in family soccer comedy.

Movie NR 2022 73 minutes
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What you will—and won't—find in this movie.

Community Reviews

age 10+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 10+

Bad remake of a dark twisted violent Space Jams

Note: we could but finish this movie... Our kids loved Space Jams (with Michael Jordan) and we thought this movie would be similar with funny scary monsters but NO! These monsters were twisted scary monsters like Pan's Labyrinth. Also we thought it was a little too violent as far as cartoon-wise for a Y-7 movie. We had to turn it off at 20 minutes bc kids (ages 7-9) were too scared.
age 10+

Terrible and strange

Plot was strange and creatures were scary. Probably one of the worst movies that I have ever watched, and my 3 children agree.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2 ):
Kids say (4 ):

There's a lot to like about this family soccer movie, but its terrifying monsters keep it from succeeding as a family film. While there are funny moments, The Soccer Football Movie is simply just too scary and violent for its intended audience. Younger viewers may be overwhelmed by the large "mutant" versions of real soccer heroes like Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Megan Rapinoe, in addition to the slug monsters, monster version "Weird Al" and the horrifying, huge scorpion monster at the end.

Further, monsters often lunge toward the camera with their "evil" eyes and gnarling, gnashing, and scary teeth. Monsters also explode, splattering green goo everywhere, a big scorpion monster's eye pops off, a man attacks with a bone saw, and kids are often seen being chased and in peril. Lastly, the film relies on a running fart gag that doesn't quite work. And at just over an hour, there isn't enough depth to the movie to make up for these issues. But Rapinoe and Ibrahimovic, for what it's worth, are excellent!

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