Seven

Movie review by Elliot Panek, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 18+

Grim, slick, shocking thriller. Older teens only.

R 1995 127 minutes

Parents say

age 16+

Based on 20 reviews

Kids say

age 15+

Based on 54 reviews

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age 12+

Other Reviews Are Exaggerating

I have read other reviews before watching this film myself, and thought I would be expecting something like “The Terrifier” or “The Belko Experiment”, but almost all of the violence was mainly spoken of. You do see rotting corpses in this movie, and this movie does deserve an R rating (mainly because of language) but I thought I watched an edited version on HBO Max when I first saw this. The most violent sequence is probably a bit past halfway in the movie where a man is held at gunpoint to rape a prostitute with a strap on, but instead of something rubber or plastic, it’s a pretty big blade. You don’t see the after-effects or the during process, but you do see a picture of the strap on before hand, and the man is scarred while he talks about the experience. Overall, most of the violence is mainly spoken about, and not directly seen. A very good movie, and if kids have already seen present day horror movies, this will be nothing new at all to them. I highly recommend this movie to anyone who loves suspense and thrillers!

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much swearing

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