Parent Guide: DC League of Super-Pets

Kids love animals. Kids love superheroes. So of course kids are going to love a movie about superheroes and their pets. DC League of Super-Pets is a perfect combination that is sure to delight children and parents alike.

About DC League of Super-Pets

DC League of Super-Pets is a story about Superman’s best friend,  Krypto the Superdog who has to rescue Superman and the Justice League when they are kidnapped. Krypto and an unlikely group of super pets – Ace the hound, PB the potbellied pig, Merton the turtle and Chip the squirrel – learn to work together to rescue the Justice League.

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DC League of Super-Pets has an great line up of voice talent starring: Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Kate McKinnon, Olivia Wilde, Natasha Lyonne, Vanessa Bayer,  Diego Luna, Marc Maron, Thomas Middleditch, Ben Schwartz, Jemaine Clements and Keanu Reeves as Batman.

The story is simple which will keep younger audiences engaged yet still offers plenty of pop culture references and humor to keep parents entertained. The messaging in Super-Pets is great for kids. Krypto learns how to make friends, work as a team and give his best friend some space. The other super hero pets learn to be confident, caring and work together through their differences. Super-Pets offers a light, bright and fun change from the typically darker DC superhero movies.

Rated: PG

Parent Guide

Best for: Ages 7 and up

Violence

This is a superhero movie so there is a good amount of fighting but it’s all very fantastical and comic book style action.

A small child is bitten by a dog and red bite marks are shown.

The theme of animal abuse and neglect are touched on which could upset some sensitive children.

Profanity

There are several times 4 letter words are bleeped out. They add to the adult humor but most kids can probably figure out what is being said based on context.

A few mild phrases like heck, crap, and idiot are used.

Mild potty humor and jokes about dogs peeing and pooping

Mature Content

Mild sexual innuendo

Lois Lane and Clark Kent kiss

A reference to Lois spending the night with Clark Kent.

Intensity

Super-Pets is relatively tame aside from the comic book style fight scenes which feature fantastical weapons and explosions.

Overall

Super-Pets is a really fun and entertaining movie that families can watch together. The story is simple yet heartwarming and there are plenty of jokes and references to keep parents laughing. Superheroes and animals combined create the ultimate superpower.

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