The Monkey King is an animated title on Netflix that we think you are definitely going to love.
The 2023 film follows the life of a brave monkey who sets off on a journey to prove the world wrong. His mission is to become the greatest that ever lived and defeat 100 demons to win the approval of the the elite among him. But doing so is easier said than done, as he faces off against mighty opponents, each with a skill set that could surpass his own.
He’ll give it all he’s got, and with a new assistant by his side, his odds are even greater. But how will our Monkey King rise above the rest? There’s only one way to find out!
Check out the official trailer for the title below!
Now that you know a little more about the title, it’s time to learn whether you can sit down and watch the film with by yourself or if you can grab your young ones and bring them along. Here’s everything to know about the age rating of The Monkey King.
The Monkey King parents guide
Go ahead and tell your kids you got a movie night coming along! The Monkey King is rated PG (Parental Guidance), meaning your younger ones are all set to stream so long as you keep them company. The film is full of adventure and the supernatural, so there may be a few situations that may be too intense or fearful for some.
If the rating above is perfect for you, then you’re all set to stream. However, if you would rather check out something a little different that maybe won’t scare the little ones as much, here are a few you should definitely check out.
Netflix movies like The Monkey King
Admittedly, the first title we recommend you check out is none other than Nimona.
The 2023 title, starring some of your favorites like Chloë Grace Moretz, Riz Ahmed, and Eugene Lee Yang, follows the life of a decorated knight whose life is turned upside down when he accidentally kills the head of his country. Or did he?
Dedicated to clearing his name and proving he was framed, a young girl with the abilities to transform into any creature, sets out on a journey to uncover who it was that really slayed the head woman in charge.
Here’s the official trailer of Nimona.
In addition to Nimona, we recommend checking out the follow kids movies:
- Puss in Boots: The Last Wish (2022)
- The Bad Guys (2022)
- Trolls (2016)
- Vivo (2021)
All of these titles on this list are definitely worth the watch, so be sure to head to Netflix today to stream every second. And, don’t forget to catch the premiere of The Monkey King on Friday, Aug. 18.