Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen

Movie review by James Rocchi, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Violent, crude, pointless sequel just isn't kids' stuff.

PG-13 2009 147 minutes

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 182 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 248 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 13+


The first one was great. This one was just skanky garbage. Tried watching it with our ten year old and shut it off 20 minutes in.

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 15+

Consumerism at it's best - Propaganda inclined.

As the website review stated 'pointless sequel of violence'. But what also should be pointed out, this is one of the biggest propaganda movies I have seen in a long while. From major consumer brands to what almost appeared to be a advertisement for the american military, the movie itself seemed to be an extended action sequence of man and machine dying constantly throughout. Added ontop of that was how the director used Megan and another woman (forgot her name) and capitolized on their sexuality and beauty. If pictures were words, their movie didn't stop swearing from beginning to end. But as I told my son as we watched, the style of this movie was simply to provide non stop adrenoline stimulation while showing a bit of transformers to satisfy Hasbro, so they could sell toys.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much consumerism

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