Top Cat: The Movie

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

age 7+

Classic cartoon's update isn't funny; edgier than original.

PG 2013 90 minutes

Parents say

age 9+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 6+

Based on 3 reviews

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age 9+

Cat's Life in NY

Fun interpretation of life in the big city for children, in the perspective of a tom cat.
age 8+

Mostly slapstick comedy which pre-teens might like

There were many laugh out loud moments, mainly around slapstick humour. But my 8 yr old and I felt it should be PG not U rated due to some of the content and mob type characters. At one point Top Cat yells at the”bad guy” and the word “CENSORED” is plastered over his mouth - so we had to explain what that meant. It was totally unnecessary. One character switches bottles and Top Cat deliberately pours hot chilli sauce into another’s eyes ... this led to a nuclear bomb type explosion (which happened other times too). Top Cat was shot at inside a box which was littered with bullet holes. Just too much unnecessary violence, poor messages around money and glorifying criminality and not enough positive messages other than friendship.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much consumerism

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