Citizen Kane

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

age 12+

Classic should be required for any movie lover.

NR 1941 119 minutes

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 18 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 57 reviews

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