Not recommended for children under 6; parental guidance recommended for children up to 8 due to animated violence, scary scenes, crude humour and sexual references.
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|Children under 6||Not recommended due to violence, scary scenes, crude humour and sexual references.|
|Children 6 to 8||Parental guidance recommended due to violence, scary scenes, crude humour and sexual references.|
|Children 8 and over||OK for this age group|
This section contains details about the movie, including its classification by the Australian Government Classification Board and the associated consumer advice lines.
|Name of movie:||Angry Birds Movie, The|
|Consumer advice lines:||Mild crude humour and animated violence|
This review of the movie contains the following information:
On Bird Island most of the birds are peaceful and happy. However, Red (voiced by Jason Sudeikis) has an anger problem and doesn’t get along with the other birds. After an angry incident, the judge sends Red to an anger management class with Chuck (Josh Gad) who is constantly speeding and Bomb (Danny McBride) who has an explosive anger problem.
One day, when pigs visit Bird Island, Red and his angry friends are the only birds who are sceptical of the pigs’ intentions. The three angry birds must work together to figure out what the pigs are up to and then save the bird colony from the pigs’ evil plan.
Children and adolescents may react adversely at different ages to themes of crime, suicide, drug and alcohol dependence, death, serious illness, family breakdown, death or separation from a parent, animal distress or cruelty to animals, children as victims, natural disasters and racism. Occasionally reviews may also signal themes that some parents may simply wish to know about.
Kidnapping; crime; separation from parents; anger management; social exclusion and acceptance
Research shows that children are at risk of learning that violence is an acceptable means of conflict resolution when violence is glamourised, performed by an attractive hero, successful, has few real life consequences, is set in a comic context and / or is mostly perpetrated by male characters with female victims, or by one race against another.
Repeated exposure to violent content can reinforce the message that violence is an acceptable means of conflict resolution. Repeated exposure also increases the risks that children will become desensitised to the use of violence in real life or develop an exaggerated view about the prevalence and likelihood of violence in their own world.
There is violence in this movie including:
Children under five are most likely to be frightened by scary visual images, such as monsters, physical transformations.
In addition to the above-mentioned violent scenes, there are some scenes in this movie that could scare or disturb children under the age of five, including the following:
Children aged five to eight will also be frightened by scary visual images and will also be disturbed by depictions of the death of a parent, a child abandoned or separated from parents, children or animals being hurt or threatened and / or natural disasters.
Children in this age group may also be disturbed or scared by the above mentioned scenes.
Children aged eight to thirteen are most likely to be frightened by realistic threats and dangers, violence or threat of violence and / or stories in which children are hurt or threatened.
Children in this age group are unlikely to be disturbed by anything in this film
Children over the age of thirteen are most likely to be frightened by realistic physical harm or threats, molestation or sexual assault and / or threats from aliens or the occult.
OK for this age group
The entire movie is based upon a game series and may act as a marketing tool for the game and any associated merchandise.
There are some sexual references in this movie, including:
There is some partial nudity in this movie, including:
There is some use of substances in this movie, including:
There are some coarse language and crude humour in this movie, including:
The Angry Birds Movie is based on the app game Angry Birds. The movie tells the story of the pigs and the birds prior to the events that occur in the game. Fans of the game are likely to enjoy the movie as it includes references to many familiar characters and events. The movie is not suitable for children under the age of 7 and parental guidance is recommended for children up to 8 years old due to animated violence, crude humour and sexual references.
The movie shows what it feels like to be an outsider. The main positive messages are that we should accept others for their differences and that working together can help us to solve a problem. Values in this movie that parents may wish to reinforce with their children include bravery and teamwork.
The movie does, however, send some mixed messages about violence as an appropriate way to resolve conflict and parents may wish to discuss this with children.
Content is age appropriate for children this age
Some content may not be appropriate for children this age. Parental guidance recommended
Content is not age appropriate for children this age