Highlander (1986)

Movie review by Charles Cassady Jr., Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 18+

Very violent, time-tripping immortality fantasy.

R 1986 110 minutes

Parents say

age 16+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 6 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 18+

Love this movie but not for kids

Very violent, beheadings are shown. There's not a lot of swearing. This is primarily action but slight comedy as well. My biggest drawback is watching this with my teen son, the "shadowy heterosexual sex" scene is pretty racy, you can see her nipple & he puts his mouth on her breast and you can see his bare butt in same scene. I skipped this part. At the end of the movie you can see her nipples through her shirt.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
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age 13+

No more violent than your average Marvel.

I'm not going to say it doesn't have violence but unlike a Transformer movie the violence isn't just unnecessary and because it looks cool. The battle scenes are no more violent than Lord of the Rings or Hobbit. Blood is present in some scenes but it's no Tarantino level of blood by a long shot and very unrealistic and almost reminiscent of Monty Python. Overall a fantastic movie with an awesome soundtrack by Queen, an 80s classic.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models

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