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

age 16+

Brilliant Korean social satire has dark comedy, violence.

R 2019 132 minutes

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 33 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 75 reviews

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age 16+

Graphic & Haunting.

I’m 20 years old and this movie 100% had very violent, graphic scenes. Like the description says, someone is choked on a wire, there is multiple times people are hit with blunt objects to death, people getting killed, crazy person hiding in the shadows traumatizing a young child, that scene will probably give me nightmares! The sex scene showed him rubbing her breast and then they had foreplay. To the people on here saying they were “just kissing” that’s a lie lol. this movie is very violent and if i had known how creepy it was i never would have watched it.

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Too much violence
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age 16+

A masterpiece!

All of the accolades are true. Whether you are observing this film through cinematography (which is STUNNING) or you are interested in its socio-cultural critique of class and systemic oppression, which is supported by the cinematography beautifully, this film inspires you to grab on and you do not want to let it go, no matter how many twists and turns the plot takes. Incredible work...Bong Joon-ho and his posse have created a masterpiece.

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