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age 13+

They took a risk and succeeded. Amazing movie (oddly has firearm education value)

Skyfall (2012) [email protected] James Bond's (Daniel Craig's) mission is to keep a computer drive that has a list of British Agents from being used against them. He chases the man who has it, and they have a brawl on top of a train. Miss Eve Moneypenny (Naomie Harris), an Agent sent to assist Bond, has them in her crosshairs, but hesitates to take the shot, because she might hit Bond, but M (Dame Judi Dench) orders her to take it. Which she does, and hits Bond, who falls into the river and is believed to be dead. A few months later, the British government is upset with MI6 for losing the list; specifically with M. She is told that she'll be allowed to retire, but she refuses to leave until the matter is resolved. So she returns to headquarters to work on it, but as she arrives, there's an explosion. In the meantime, Bond, who is not dead, has been laying low. When he learns of what happened, he returns. And M tasks him with finding the one who has the information. He eventually learns that the man who has it, Tiago Rodriguez, a.k.a. Raoul Silva (Javier Bardem), is someone from M's past and who has it in for her.

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age 14+

Bond returns for more racy, action-packed thrills.

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age 14+

Bond's best adventure is also one of his most emotional and mature.

Skyfall is a 2012 Bond movie directed by Sam Mendes and starring Daniel Craig, Judi Dench, Javier Bardem, Naomie Harris, Berenice Mariohe, and Ralph Fiennes. Language(3/5): A use of “f**k” and “c**k” once. Silva possibly mouths the f-word in another scene but it is hard to tell. “S**t”, “bloody”, “hell”, “damn”, “bastard”, “Chr**t”, and “b**ch”. Sex(3/5): Lots of cleavage from women. A scene where Eve seduces Bond, but it's unclear if they had sex. Bond has sex with Severine in a shower, with no nudity or explicit images but it is still very sexual. Homosexual reference. Drinking, Drugs, And Smoking(2/5): Frequent smoking. Social drinking. Bond has a drinking contest. Violence(4/5): A man is shown in a bathroom dead with blood splattered around the rooms. A long chase for the murderer involves motorcycle crashes, police officers being shot, car crashes, and a brutal strangling before Bond is accidentally shot by Eve and he falls off the bridge into a river. Blood is seen in the intro. An MI6 building is blown up. A fight between body guards in a bar results in Bond feeding the man to a giant lizard, where he is dragged and eaten off screen. In a brutal scene, Severine is tied up and attempted to have been shot by Bond, Silva then kills her and Bond shoots every single agent Silva has on the island. Silva blows up a railroad track, where a subway train crashes. A shootout in a courtroom results in injuries and lots of carnage. The ending involves tons of gunfights, grenades, explosions, a helicopter crash, a drowning, and (SPOILER ALERT) M and Silva's death, which are quite emotional. Positive Messages(2/5): Messages about how past mistakes can still effect you, as well as anti-evil and anti-betrayal. Positive Role Models And Representations(1/5): Bond is still a womanizer and brutal killer, but shows sympathy and conscience decisions in this one. Several strong female characters. Highlight: The ending Lowlight: N/A Watching Experience: One of the most emotional viewing experiences, I cried at the death of M. Quality(opinionated): The best Bond, one of my favorite movies of all time with an emotional ending, great action, awesome acting, and an endlessly entertaining plot. (My rating) PG-13 For intense sequences of violent action throughout, language, thematic material, and some brief sexual images.

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age 12+

Great overall, but darker themed. You can easily follow and enjoy the story without having seen any prior 007 films.

Great 007 James Bond movie is darker than the others. I would recommend 12-13+ depending on how easily your child can handle darker themes. The main villain is a character who M has wronged in the past, and was the previous 007 before James. Throughout the whole movie, he is trying to kill M, and kill himself with her. Because in his words, "That is the only way we can be free." One scene shows the main villain named Silva, putting a gun to her head, and putting his head next to hers, telling her to pull the trigger and kill both of them. This film dives into M's regrets from the Past. There is one f-bomb blurted out by M, in the middle of the film. Otherwise, the language isn't too bad. If you have a kid who loves James Bond movies, or action films in general, you can easily follow the storyline without having seen any other 007 films.

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age 10+

My honest opinion on this movie as a ten year old.

It was so good! I’m ten, slightly more mature than others my age but nonetheless, amazing movie. Cover your younger viewers eyes when he takes out the objects from his body, nobody wants to see that! Unrealistic blood, you see people shot, but it’s seriously not scary or gory. It’s more nail biting than gore and scariness. There is a scene where people are sexualised, so don’t expect any swearing till the end as well. Interesting and nail biting movie! 11/10 will watch again.

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age 14+

Run of the mill Bond movie where the villain is a literal rat

Not particularly as good as they say, with a gunshot to the butt that is alarming(ly funny).

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age 10+

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age 11+

Best movie ever.

Inspiring, and just overall amazing. The best Bond movie of all time, and not as much cheesy romance as the others besides kissing, as usual. In terms of action, there is shooting, motorcycle chases, vehicles exploding, dead bodies, blood, poising, and snipers. There were some shocking moments in the beginning, and the end, but it turned out to be pretty good. There's one creepy scene when the bad guy pulls off his real teeth to reveal rotting gums and stuff like that, but not as scary as it sounds. There is a lot of assassination, hackers, and the bad guy is mainly a cyber terrorist who wants to kill or burn (reveal) everyone in MI6, and is basically hunting down M. There are a lot of bad words, and Bond digs a bullet out of his skin once, but the only thing you can see are a few drops of blood. And people fall from cliffs and are blown up once or twice, kind of like a cartoon but real, but overall it's inspiring and motivating. There is alcohol, but they don't really mention it once besides in one part at a casino. There is an amazing lesson on regret, and love, and stuff like that, and it gets really emotional at times, in such an amazing way. But overall, my favorite movie ever. I watched it at ten, but I'm usually watching movies like a year above me. All of this stuff is, believe it or not, perfect for an eleven year-old aspiring to be a spy.

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age 13+

Skyfall

The best bond film ever.

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age 12+

Let the sky fall

A lot of violence but it's a very good bond movie I think this should be ok for the 12 years old and it's not as violent as Casino Royale.