Before I Fall

Movie review by Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Mix of iffy behavior, strong messages in well-acted YA tale.

PG-13 2017 99 minutes

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 10 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 33 reviews

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age 15+

Not for tweens!

The trailer for this movie looks like a cross between Mean Girls and Groundhog Day. Since it's rated PG-13 I thought I'd be ok bringing two thirteen year olds to it. It is not a young teen movie! To be fair we only watched the first 15 minutes because I made the girls leave the movie but in that time the little mean girl group discussed sex, condoms, drunkenness on top of the obligatory name calling of the "different" kid and spent a fair amount of time getting a friend ready to lose her virginity! Even if it turns out happy in the end and they make different choices blah blah blah I would never recommend this movie for anyone under 15 or 16.

This title has:

Too much sex
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age 11+

The best

A heartbreaking story for ages 11 up. My 11 yr old loved this

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models

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