Spy Kids: Mission Critical

TV review by Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 7+

Action-packed movie tie-in has mild violence, lots of fun.

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 6 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 18+

Some worrying storylines...

My child won’t be watching this again after watching episodes where the characters take part in dangerous, potentially life threatening, competitions - who can sit in the freezer longest? “I must win!” - and where a doctor can give you a new face if you don’t like yours. My child is now worrying about what will happen if they don’t like their own face, something they had not considered before this, we don’t need body conscious issues at the age of 7, or at any age to be honest.

This title has:

Too much violence
age 8+

I will wait before turning it on again

My son is 6 1/2 and I thought he would be able to handle it. I looked at the reviews, knowing that there was some violence, and watched it along side him, discussing the things that were real and not. We talked about not hitting other people, and things like that. We watched two episodes back to back and then I turned it off because he had watched enough tv for a school night. After I turned it off, my son informed me that he was going to practice the moves he learned in the show. NO THANK YOU. I should not have let him watch it after all because even though he knows he's not supposed to hurt other people, he thought it was absolutely fine to practice the moves as if it was a karate class. I told him no more watching the show, and that I'll think about letting him watch it when he's seven but it will likely be more like when he's eight. It's just sad. I told him that if he started acting out the stuff in the show then he would not be able to watch it anymore, and without missing a beat, he told me that was his plan. He can go back to watching Care Bears and Garfield.

This title has:

Too much violence

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