Hocus Pocus 2

Movie review by Jennifer Green, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 10+

Campy but entertaining sequel has some violence, scares.

PG 2022 103 minutes

Parents say

age 10+

Based on 55 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 22 reviews

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age 13+


Gathered to do a family movie night, and we struggled to finish the movie. Nothing compared to the first. Bad acting, sets, and script. Tired of the woke push. As a parent time to cancel Disney.
29 people found this helpful.
age 9+


Being such a fan of the original Hocus Pocus, I was extremely excited for the sequel. My daughters (14 & 18) actually wanted to have a movie night with mom to watch this movie. All 3 of us were disappointed. By the way, I am 45 just so you know all of our ages. It started out ok showing the sisters as children, but the storyline from that point on just went downhill. The characters were all lacking in confidence and just strength as characters. Billy and the book were better characters than any of the others including the Sanderson sisters. The storyline was awful and gave the audience nothing to follow and nothing to root for! I kept waiting for the story to get good and it just never did. My 14 year old wanted more of the original characters to come back and be part of the story and my 18 year old was wanting Binx at least. I only gave 2 stars out of respect for the original, but honestly this sequel really deserves 0 stars. The music was also very disappointing! I apologize for giving such a bad review and I appreciate the effort in trying to make a sequel to this amazing original story. I appreciate BM, SJP, she KN for all coming back for this sequel. I wish I had more positive things to say.
24 people found this helpful.

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