Titan A.E.

Movie review by Paul Trandahl, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 11+

A so-so animated feature aimed at an older crowd.

PG 2001 95 minutes

Parents say

age 11+

Based on 8 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 8 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 7+

Good movie but not for small children

It’s a good movie but it has violence, death, and scary images. The alien monsters destroy and kill by touching in the same disturbing way as the Final Fastasy: Spirits Within film that had a PG:13 rating (this is PG though). It’s definitely a PG in the same vein as Gremlins (meaning it can be gory). It’s animated so it’s easier to watch than a live action movie showing the same thing. There is brief nudity (Kale’s naked buttocks is shown and a joke about his male parts is made but might go over people’s heads) violent deaths (Earth explodes killing everyone left on the planet who didn’t escape, a character has their neck snapped killing them, the aliens are shown destroying things, sci-fi gun violence, etc) and has rude cynical humor throughout the entire film. On the plus side it has a happy ending and they somehow make a new planet to replace Earth except they name the new planet Bob (I wish I was making this up but I’m not). I love the movie but it might not be for everyone. I haven’t let my almost 3 year old daughter watch it yet but I let her watch Detective Pikachu and Sonic the Hedgehog (both PG) so you can use that for context.

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age 13+

One of the best imaginative movie out there

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