TMNT

Movie review by Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 7+

Turtle power returns in routine kiddie adventure.

PG 2007 88 minutes

Parents say

age 7+

Based on 19 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 28 reviews

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age 8+

An older turtles movie with a surprisingly strong story.

I disagree with the headline "Kiddie adventure," since this was a really good film with a very different story than other turtles shows or movies. The turtles have grown apart as a family, Leo's been gone for about two years training to be a better leader in Central America, and the others are living their own lives, since they've already defeated Shredder. But when Leo returns, the tension between him and Raph starts, and a new threat arises. It was a very interesting new way to watch the turtles, and I highly reccomend it if you're a turtles fan, or just someone who likes fun, heartwarming, action movies. The stone villains are a bit scary for young children though.

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age 9+

too serious, not fun enough

Very dark movie, way too serious, way too realistic in my opinion for a kids cartoon movie. This is CGI and it looks real and the story is just not fun enough, which makes it too old for my 6 year old. The bad guys are pretty dark and intense, they should have gone for more "cowabunga" and less "lord of the rings."

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Too much violence

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