Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets

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

age 11+

Silly but exuberant sci-fi adventure has fantasy violence.

PG-13 2017 137 minutes

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 21 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 20 reviews

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age 15+

Not sure who’s supposed to watch this

It’s a pretty movie with some fun action scenes, but it’s not deep enough for adults to watch multiple times, and it’s not appropriate for children to watch alone. There’s nothing explicit, but the characters are flat, and the female lead is kind of cliche. There’s also a weird stripper character who alternates between being proud of her “art” while possibly alluding to the fact that most people in the sex industry in real life aren’t there by choice. It’s like the people who made this movie weren’t sure what to make with it.
age 10+

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