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Honey, I Shrunk the Kids Review

For Families provided by Common Sense Media

OK for kids 6+

Two-dimensional fun.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that this film discusses marital woes and depicts a neighbor belittling his son (pun intended). It also shows children fighting for survival in an immense, threatening yard.

  • Families can talk about the nerdy inventor character. Does this character seem familiar? What other movies can you think of that have a character like this? Why do we see so many stereotypes in movies? Does this bother you?

The good stuff
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    Messages: Not an issue

What to watch for
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    Violence and scariness: Between insects only (an ant and a scorpion).

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    Sexy stuff: Not an issue

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    Language: Not an issue

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    Consumerism: This is part of the Honey... series, which includes movies, a TV series and a Disney ride.

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    Drinking, drugs and smoking: Not an issue