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

age 13+

Modest monster flick is great fun for teens.

PG-13 1990 96 minutes

Parents say

age 11+

Based on 10 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 28 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 11+

Great fun for older familys!

Good (mildy gory) fun most of the family! Everyone (11 or older) get ready for some Swiss cheese and bullets!

This title has:

Educational value
Too much sex
age 6+


I watched this old favorite with my 10, 7, and 6 year old. The main problem with the movie is the language. The cussing is about every fifth word, but my children really don’t catch on to it. The 6 and 7 year olds don’t really know what’s a cuss word. My 10 year old is mature enough not to care. There were 10-15 human deaths with several severed body parts including face shots. My girls were scared at parts, but it wasn’t realistic, and of course it ends well. The blood from the monsters was yellow and orange. There were no sexual connotations. Only a light kiss at the end. We all enjoyed it and I found it harmless.

This title has:

Too much swearing

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