Underdog

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

age 7+

Not too many new tricks left for the old Underdog.

PG 2007 84 minutes

Parents say

age 5+

Based on 19 reviews

Kids say

age 6+

Based on 21 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 2+

Good for all ages

I love this movie! And I love when he says "there's no need to fear! Underdogs here!"

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age 5+

Big thumbs up - family friendly and funny

It's a miracle! A good, clean, cute, current family-friendly movie. My boys (ages 5 and 8) loved it. Other than the word "stupid" throw in a couple of times and one joke about poop, it was completely clean. I have to remind myself that even Captain Hook called Peter Pan an "idiot" - so those words have been around in Disney movies a long time. Underdog is smitten for Polly (a cute spaniel!), but the "romance" part of a kids movie is not distracting and the female part of the romance story (a dog!) is not a princess in a tight corset with cleavage falling out. As in the old-time cartoons, Underdog likes to talk in rhyme and my kids thought it was hilarious. "Don't you worry, Underdog is furry!" And yes, a positive message woven in about not quitting, not giving up, and being a loving family. Big thumbs up if you're looking for something truly family friendly.

This title has:

Great messages

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