[Screen It]
    

 

"THE SMURFS 2"
(2013) (Neil Patrick Harris, Hank Azaria) (PG)


At-A-Glace Content Summary

Alcohol/Drugs Minor
Blood/Gross Stuff Moderate
Disrespectful/Bad Attitude Heavy
Frightening/Tense Scenes Moderate
Gun/Weapons Mild
Imitative Behavior Heavy
Jump Scenes Moderate
Music (Scary/Tense) Heavy
Music (Inappropriate) None
Profanity Minor
Sex/Nudity Mild
Smoking None
Tense Family Scenes Extreme
Topics to Talk About Heavy
Violence Heavy


QUICK TAKE:
Children's/Family: The Smurfs travel to Paris in an effort to save Smurfette from the clutches of the evil wizard Gargamel, who once again has visions of ruling the world.
PLOT:
Smurfette (voice of KATY PERRY) is having a bit of an identity crisis. She was originally created by the evil wizard, Gargamel (HANK AZARIA), to infiltrate the magical Smurfs' village to help him wreak havoc on their always-happy land. But Papa Smurf (voice of JONATHAN WINTERS) took the girl in and created a potion that turned her from a gray, evil, mischievous creature into a blue, caring, happy Smurf.

Since his defeat in the first film, Gargamel has remained in our world and become a famous magician, using what little of the Smurf essence he stole from the first film. But he is running out of the magical blue substance. So, he opens a portal between worlds and uses two Smurf-like beings he created called the Naughties, Vexy (voice of CHRISTINA RICCI) and Hackus (voice of J.B. SMOOVE), to kidnap Smurfette in an attempt to learn Papa Smurf's formula and create a Smurf army to do his bidding.

Papa Smurf leads a rescue mission that includes Grouchy Smurf (voice of GEORGE LOPEZ), Clumsy Smurf (voice of ANTON YELCHIN) and Vanity Smurf (voice of JOHN OLIVER). They once again enlist the aid of humans Patrick (NEIL PATRICK HARRIS) and Grace Winslow (JAYMA MAYES) along with Patrick's well-meaning stepfather, Victor (BRENDAN GLEESON). Together, they all travel from New York to France to save Smurfette and stop Gargamel from ruling over both worlds.

WILL KIDS WANT TO SEE IT?
Yes, especially children under the age of 10.
WHY THE MPAA RATED IT: PG
For some rude humor and action.


That's just the introduction of this review. We invite you to sign up for a FREE 3-day Pass into our Membership Site to our site so that you can finish reading the review (and the complete listings of all the Sex, Nudity, Profanity, Violence and more), as well as take a look at the thousands of other reviews on our site.

No credit card is needed and there's no obligation to continue after the 3 days (although we hope you'll like what you see and then join us as full members).

[Get Your FREE 3-Day Trial Membership]

I have subscribed to ScreenIt for more than a decade. I check in every week to take advantage of their amazing services. Not only does their site provide a glimpse of exactly what content a movie offers, I've found the “Our Take” reviews and ratings for each movie to be right on the money every single time. I've referred dozens of friends to this service because my #1 resource for deciding whether or not to show a movie to my kids, or to see one myself, is ScreenIt.com!

Josh Nisbet
Director, State of CA Public Sector

I signed up to get Screen It weekly reviews a long time ago, when my kids were young and I wanted to know more about movies before we went to a theater or rented. Now one child is in law school, other in undergraduate, and I still read the weekly Screen Its! It helps me know what my husband and I want to see or rent, and what to have waiting at home that we all will enjoy when my "kids" come home. I depend on Screen It reviews. They usually just present the facts and let me decide if the movie is appropriate or of interest for my family and me. Thank you for providing that service, Screen It!

Patti Petree
Winston Salem, NC

I have 4 children who are now in college. I signed up for Screen It when my children were pre-teenagers. Often my children would ask to see a movie with a friend and I wished I could preview the movie prior to giving permission. A friend told me about ScreenIt.com and I found it to be the next best thing to previewing a movie. The amount of violence, sexual content, or language were always concerns for me and my husband as we raised innocent kids with morals. We constantly fought the peer pressure our kids received to see films that in our opinion were questionable. With the evidence we received at Screen It, our kids couldn't even fight us when we felt a film may have been inappropriate for them to watch. Thank you, Screen It. Continue to make this helpful service available to everyone, but especially the young parents.

Christine Doherty
Machesney Park, IL

Screenit.com is an amazing resource for parents, educators, church groups or anyone who wants to make an informed decision whether a movie is suitable for their viewing. The reviews and content descriptions are so detailed I am mystified how the reviewers can put them together.

Scott Heathe
Vancouver, BC

I love screen It! I don't know what I would do without it. It is well worth the membership. Before we take our son to the movies we check it out on screen it first. Thank you SO much for making it. Keep up the good work & keep 'em coming!!!

Patrina Streety
Moreno Valley California

[Get Your FREE 3-Day Trial Membership]

Other new reviews available this week include:

[As Above, So Below] [Life of Crime] [The November Man]

Privacy Statement and Terms of Use and Disclaimer
By entering this site you acknowledge to having read and agreed to the above conditions.

All Rights Reserved,
©1996-2014 Screen It, Inc.