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Shazam! Fury of the Gods Parents Guide

Shazam! Fury of the Gods Parents Guide

I was able to screen Shazam! Fury of the Gods in order to write this Shazam! Fury of the Gods Parents Guide. All opinions are my own.

I am a big fan of the first Shazam! movie. I really liked it and thought Zachary Levi did a fantastic job along with the other cast. In the second one, it felt like everything I wanted was addressed. I loved seeing the lives of the characters, how they had grown (together and apart), how they were dealing with having powers, and all the other things you think about when a first movie ends.

Shazam! Fury of the Gods has such fantastic special effects. The dragon and other mythical creatures are so life-like. The chemistry was great between the characters. I really loved how Freddy Freeman (Jack Dylan Grazer) shined in this movie, and how much Billy Batson (Asher Angel) had grown up. With so many new elements being introduced, it was really fun to see the character growth and the overall theme of the movie (family).

It is packed with action, laughs, and some emotional parts. Be ready for it all. There are some pretty grotesque parts (especially during the God battle and at the beginning) and some language. You can read more about all of that below in our parents guide.

Shazam! Fury of the Gods opens in theaters on March 17, 2022

Shazam! Fury of the Gods Parents Guide

Shazam! Fury of the Gods Parents Guide

Shazam! Fury of the Gods is rated PG-13 for sequences of action and violence, and language. It runs for 2hr 10m.

There are TWO end-credit scenes for Shazam! Fury of the Gods. It has a “fancy” end credits section, and then shows an end credit scene, then rolls all the credits and shows another end credit scene. So wait until the very end. Just a heads up – there is some language in both of these.

Sex & Nudity & Innuendos –  1/5 – Uses of the phrases “suck balls” and use of the word dicks. A character is portrayed as gay (two small scenes with words and nothing more). It shows naked statues (in a European museum).

Violence & Gore – 3/5 – Intense battle scenes. It shows characters being killed, stabbed, electrocuted, turned into ash, attacked by monsters, and more.

Profanity – 3/5 – Several overs of God (most in reference to the Gods), use of hell, shit, damn, dick, balls, ass, GD, and one (not very great cut-off pronouncement of Mother Fuc…..).

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking – 0/5 – If any is shown, it’s in the background

Frightening & Intense Scenes – 3/5 – There are several intense scenes and some frightening scenes that may not be suitable for children. A character can coerce other characters into doing things and their eyes turn black and their face looks creepy when under the spell. Characters are turned to stone. Shows a man digging a splinter from under his fingernail. Monsters breaking out of grotesque egg sacks. The monsters also look creepy (all sorts of mythical creatures). Characters are shown dead and injured.

Shazam! Fury of the Gods is a great movie packed with action and laughs. I would recommend 10 and older (and only if your 10-12-year-olds are familiar with other superhero movies and won’t be frightened). If you aren’t sure – go screen it first. It is so good, you won’t mind seeing it twice!

Shazam! Fury of the Gods Parents Guide

Shazam! Fury of the Gods opens in theaters on March 17, 2022

From New Line Cinema comes “Shazam! Fury of the Gods,” which continues the story of teenage Billy Batson who, upon reciting the magic word “SHAZAM!,” is transformed into his adult Super Hero alter ego, Shazam.

Bestowed with the powers of the gods, Billy Batson and his fellow foster kids are still learning how to juggle teenage life with having adult Super Hero alter-egos. But when the Daughters of Atlas, a vengeful trio of ancient gods, arrive on Earth in search of the magic stolen from them long ago, Billy—aka Shazam—and his family are thrust into a battle for their superpowers, their lives, and the fate of their world.

Shazam! Fury of the Gods opens on March 17, 2023

“Shazam! Fury of the Gods” stars returning cast members Zachary Levi (“Thor: Ragnarok”) as Shazam; Asher Angel (“Andi Mack”) as Billy Batson; Jack Dylan Grazer (“It Chapter Two”) as Freddy Freeman; Adam Brody (“Promising Young Woman”) as Super Hero Freddy; Ross Butler (“Raya and the Last Dragon”) as Super Hero Eugene; Meagan Good (“Day Shift”) as Super Hero Darla; D.J. Cotrona (“G.I. Joe: Retaliation”) as Super Hero Pedro; Grace Caroline Currey (“Annabelle: Creation”) as Mary Bromfield / Super Hero Mary; Faithe Herman (“This Is Us”) as Darla Dudley; Ian Chen (“A Dog’s Journey”) as Eugene Choi; Jovan Armand (“Second Chances”) as Pedro Pena; Marta Milans (“White Lines”) as Rosa Vasquez; Cooper Andrews (“The Walking Dead”) as Victor Vasquez; with Djimon Hounsou (“A Quiet Place Part II”) as Wizard. Joining the cast are Rachel Zegler (“West Side Story”), with Lucy Liu (“Kung Fu Panda” franchise), and Helen Mirren (“F9: The Fast Saga”).

The film is directed by David F. Sandberg (“Shazam!,” “Annabelle: Creation”) and produced by Peter Safran (“Aquaman,” “The Suicide Squad”). It is written by Henry Gayden (“Shazam!,” “There’s Someone Inside Your House”) and Chris Morgan (“Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw,” “The Fate of the Furious”), based on characters from DC; Shazam! was created by Bill Parker and C.C. Beck. Executive producers are Walter Hamada, Adam Schlagman, Richard Brener, Dave Neustadter, Victoria Palmeri, Marcus Viscidi, and Geoff Johns.

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Joining director Sandberg behind-the-camera are director of photography Gyula Pados (the “Jumanji” franchise), production designer Paul Kirby (“The Old Guard,” “Jason Bourne”) and editor Michel Aller (“Shazam!,” “The Nun”). The music supervisor is Season Kent (“DC League of Super-Pets,” “The Addams Family 2”) and the music is by Christophe Beck (“Free Guy,” “Frozen II”). Visual effects supervisors are Bruce Jones (“Aquaman,” “It”) and Raymond Chen (“Alita: Battle Angel,” “The Meg”). The costume designer is Louise Mingenbach (“Jumanji: The Next Level,” “Godzilla: King of the Monsters”).

New Line Cinema presents A Peter Safran Production of A David F. Sandberg Film, “Shazam! Fury of the Gods,” which is set to open in theaters internationally beginning 15 March 2023 and in North America on March 17, 2023.

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Shazam! Fury of the Gods opens in theaters on March 17, 2022

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