Undercover Grandpa

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

age 10+

Intergenerational rescue adventure has some peril, language.

PG-13 2017 99 minutes

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 7 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 5 reviews

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age 9+

Underrated action packed star studded comedy

This movie surprised me for not being as bad as what the other reviewers claimed. While not appealing enough to interest my 16 yr old son, my 14, 12, and 9 year old daughters and son have been laughing non-stop at the antics of undercover grandpa. While this is not a big budget Mission Impossible flick, it still holds its own in terms of action, and while the discriminating adult cinephile can pick out the plot holes, there is an undeniable emotional arc that ultimately elevates the importance of our relationship with our elders and the value of their lives to us, and to society. This is a fun movie. I recommend it for families as a family values movie at its heart. However, for those who may hold ultra-conservative religious views, or those who may find topics related to the military or war offensive, you may want to look for a different movie.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
age 18+


Not for kids. In fact I found it offensive.

This title has:

Too much swearing

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