I Am Bolt

Movie review by Renee Longstreet, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 10+

Winning docu celebrates world's fastest man; mild cursing.

PG 2016 107 minutes

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 2+

Based on 1 review

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age 13+

Disappointed: Party Scenes Too Explicit

Man, we were really looking forward to watching this. My 10 and 12 year enjoyed watching Bolt in the Olympics and he helped spur their interest in athletics. We only made it about 10-15 minutes in. The content wasn’t presented in the most interesting manner, but we were willing to stick around and see what we could learn. Well, there were some things that none of us really need to learn about. We were able to handle the s—- curse words sprinkled in, but when the content switched to recording how he relaxes and celebrates after victories and included close up shots of women’s rear ends dancing and twerking and girl’s cleavage, we shut it down. Why? Why? They could have showed him partying, but adding in up close shots like that was unnecessary and trashy. I really would have liked to watch more/all, So, be forewarned there are some seriously explicit segments you need to be prepared for.

This title has:

Too much sex
4 people found this helpful.
age 16+
Very disappointed. Some scenes of women twerking (shaking her buttocks) right in the camera (towards the beginning of the movie, part of the beach party scene) and other provocative dancing scenes ruined the whole movie. Why does that trash need to be included in the movie? I wanted to watch an inspiring movie about an Olympic athlete. I don't know why Common-Sense Media says this is great for families. Overall, the film was a disappointment (a lot of wasted time and randomness) and the gross scenes ruined it.

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
1 person found this helpful.

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