Zathura: A Space Adventure

Movie review by Cynthia Fuchs, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 10+

Sci-fi adventure has salty language, peril, violence.

PG 2005 113 minutes

Parents say

age 8+

Based on 39 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 65 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 13+

Language, inappropriate innuendos, rudeness

Trying to find something new to watch that we hadn’t seen before and this was streaming on HBO max. It said PG, so figured it couldn’t be that bad. Within the first 10-15 minutes the 6-year-old character calls his brother a d*ck. Tells him to shut up. The 10 year old mentions he has a girlfriend. The sister tells her dad she’s going to a party to “hook up.” And using the Lord’s name in vain. Turned it off. If you’re concerned about good role models, just skip this one. Am kinda disappointed because the common sense reviews didn’t mention all of this.
3 people found this helpful.
age 11+

Fun adventure movie

I was pleasantly surprised by this movie. My expectations were low, but I really enjoyed it. It gets a little scary/suspenseful for sensitive viewers (my 9yos were covering their eyes) but my 11 year old was all in. Funny, had some real moments (frustrated dad with squabbling siblings), and a good story.
1 person found this helpful.

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