The Thundermans Return parents guide: Is this superhero family movie okay for kids?

This TV-G film is based on the popular Nickelodeon series 'The Thundermans' starring Kira Kosarin and Jack Griffo.
The Thundermans Return. Image Courtesy of Nickelodeon
The Thundermans Return. Image Courtesy of Nickelodeon /

Looking for a superhero film to watch with the whole family? You may find your next watch in The Thundermans Return which is available to stream now on Paramount+!

For those who don't know, The Thundermans Return is based on the Nickelodeon multi-camera comedy series, The Thundermans aired from Oct. 14, 2013 to May 25. 2018. The show aired 98 episodes in four seasons.

The Thundermans Return takes place three years after the events of the series finale. Twins Phoebe and Max, who are enjoying their own superhero lifestyle in a new city, but are sent back to their home town of Hiddenville. While their parents, Hank and Barb are excited for their return, their younger siblings, Chloe, Nora, and Billy are adjusting to growing up. As they entire into this new phase in their life, Max and Phoebe are determined to bring themselves back to superhero status and will they do just that? Ypu'll have to watch to find out!

The Thundermans Returns reunites the stars of the series' as they return to reprise their roles. The cast includes Kira Kosarin as Phoebe Thunderman, Jack Griffo as Max Thunderman, Addison Riecke as Nora Thunderman, Diego Velazquez as Billy Thunderman, Maya Le Clark as Chloe Thunderman, Chris Tallman as Hank Thunderman, and Rosa Blasi as Barb Thunderman. The film was directed by Trevor Kirschner and written by Jed Spingarn, Sean W. Cunningham, and Marc Dworkin. The film is produced by Nickelodeon Movies, Awesomeness Films, Dworkingham Productions, Uptown Productions, and Cross Hoge Productions.

Now that you know a little bit more about the film, you can be sure that we will provide a breakdown on why this made-for-TV movie is safe for kids. To learn more about what to expect in the film, read on!

The Thundermans Return Parents Guide: Explaining The TV-G Rating

Sex & Nudity: You will not find anything sexually-graphic or "adult" in this film. With the TV-G rating, there are no instances of nudity seen in the film.

Violence: There is a healthy dose of comic violence in this film. With the addition of supervillans, there After all, they are crime-fighting superheroes. While no one gets hurt in this streaming feature, be on the look out for some pratfalls; walking into walls and falling down, etc. Pranks like putting glue on toilet seats are discussed.

Language: No harsh language is found in this film. Most of the insults that are heard are related to such as "butt," "jerks," and "lame." It's a very tame film when it comes to language in comparison to others.

Drinking & Drugs: We can tell you that there is no presence of drugs or any characters drinking alcohol in this film!

Overall Verdict: What Age Is The Thundermans Returns Appropriate For?

If you have a young child from ages 8 and up, this movie is incredibly safe to watch with them. The Thundermans Return is centered around family reuniting and the members of the family offering each other advice. Superhero storytelling also includes positive notions of teamwork and beliving in yourself. This is the perfect film for kids who either have seen the series or are just now finding out about the franchise and want a fun, silly, but sentimental story that involves the whole family.

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