Upside Down

Movie review by Jeffrey Anderson, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

Sci-fi romance has great visuals but poor storytelling.

PG-13 2013 100 minutes

Parents say

age 11+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 1 review

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age 10+

Beautiful but confusing

The visuals are really pretty. They did a great job with the CGI. But the story telling is really confusing. The ending felt rushed and I had to read the Wikipedia page to understand it. And what happens to Transworld? Do they get overthrown and do the lower people get helped out of poverty? How?! Just BAM! They got together and are expecting twins, oh and everyone else is happy.

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age 10+

Fun imaginative concept

My husband and I previewed it for appropriateness and had no issue. It held our interest, and even if it was scientifically implausible it was a fun, unique story concept. We will let our teens watch it without reservation, and may even let the 10yo watch. Its not brilliant, but it is entertaining.

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