Friday Night Lights

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

age 14+

Powerful drama is so much more than a football movie.

PG-13 2004 117 minutes

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 8 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 9 reviews

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This is a really good movie, but the Common Sense review failed to accurately warn about the sexual content. In addition to the talk about "getting laid", it also depicts two characters getting dressed just after they have had sex, and another two characters who are stripping down to have sex when they are interrupted. Both scenes stopped just short of being objectionable for viewing with our 13 year old, but I would have liked to have been warned.
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age 14+

Had to turn it off

I read the reviews, and knew that other families had recommended the viewing age as 13. I thought if I was just quick on the FF button during the party scene, it would be okay for my children, who are younger than 13. But the first five minutes of the film were filled with swear words and sexual references. I'm sure the movie has a great message, but we'll have to revisit it in a few years.

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Too much swearing

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