Dunkirk

Movie review by Jeffrey Anderson, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Intense, challenging story shows the horrors of war.

PG-13 2017 106 minutes

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 57 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 144 reviews

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