28 Days Later

Movie review by Nell Minow, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 18+

Viral apocalypse, zombies, and terror. For adults.

R 2003 108 minutes

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 18 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 41 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 17+

A film that is about way more than zombies, great portrayals

The film that started the most recent iteration of zombie flicks and shows. Garland being Garland and Boyle directing the crap out of it. The film is of course way more than about zombies. It is a criticism of society and the tenuous threads that bind us to civilization. Cillian Murphy is very convincing as is Harris. Eccleston and Gleeson seem to be having a lot of fun in their roles. It's impressive just how much The Walking Dead just straight up stole from this film and of course so did many others. But Garland knows the tone to strike to keep audiences on the edges of their seat.
age 13+

Zombie Style Horror Thriller

Excellent music, videography and acting. Non-sexual full frontal nudity is shown once in a hospital bed. Violence is hidden by extreme close up shots and eratic camera movements during fights but swearing is gratuitous and implication of rape is present in final act. The main reason this should not be shown to anyone bellow the age of 12 is because of the dark themes and how seriously the movie takes them compared to other movies of this genre such as Zombieland I would say this is in the same age range as John Wick.

This title has:

Great role models
Too much violence
Too much swearing

Movie Details

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