Not recommended under 5; parental guidance ages 5-7 (Violence, some scary scenes, sexual references)
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|Children under 5||Not recommended due to violence, some scary scenes and sexual references|
|Children aged 5–7||Parental guidance recommended due to violence, some scary scenes and sexual references|
|Children aged 8 and over||Suitable 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:||The Angry Birds Movie 2|
|Consumer advice lines:||Mild crude humour and coarse language|
This review of the movie contains the following information:
Wanting to maintain his hero status, Red (voice of Jason Sudeikis) is keen to agitate the wars between Bird Island and Piggy Island. Red and his friends, Chuck (Josh Gad) and Bomb (Danny McBride) need to protect their island from piggy pranks. Leonard (Bill Hader) leads his piggy friends in the constant bombardment of objects dropped onto Bird Island. However, when a new threat emerges in the form of Zeta (Leslie Jones), an unhinged, psychotic female eagle intent on destroying both Bird and Piggy Island, Leonard and Red must form a truce to fight together.
Eagle Island is a frozen volcano and, with the aid of her eagle soldiers, Zeta invents a frozen ice ball, filled with volcanic lava, that can be shot out of a super weapon to set both Bird and Piggy Islands on fire. Red and Leonard form a small band of warriors and together with the intellectual guidance of Chuck’s sister Silver (Rachel Bloom), devise a plan to destroy the super weapon. In the process Red learns some important lessons.
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.
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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 quite a lot of 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.
In addition to the above-mentioned violent scenes and scary visual images, there are some scenes in this movie that could scare or disturb children aged five to eight, including the following:
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.
In addition to the above-mentioned violent scenes, there are some scenes in this movie that could scare or disturb children aged eight to thirteen, including the following:
The following products are displayed or used in this movie:
There are some sexual references in this movie, including:
There is some nudity and sexual activity in this movie, including:
There is some use of substances in this movie, including:
There is some coarse language in this movie, including:
The Angry Birds Movie 2 is an animated comedy that will appeal to Angry Birds fans. It does have some adult concepts however, and a lot of slapstick violence. It is therefore not recommended for under 5’s and parental guidance is recommended for 5–7 year olds.
The main messages from this movie are that ‘we are strongest when we band together’ and that actions create consequences.
Values in this movie that parents may wish to reinforce with their children include:
This movie could also give parents the opportunity to discuss with their children attitudes and behaviours, and their real-life consequences, such as:
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