S.W.A.T.

Movie review by Nell Minow, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

By-the-numbers explosion flick -- no surprises.

PG-13 2003 112 minutes

Parents say

age 16+

Based on 6 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 15 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 14+

Swat rating

Violence , kissing ,drugs, and smoking, money swearing

This title has:

Too much violence
age 17+

Really good, really violent.

Extremely violent. An R rating would be right lots of shooting some blood some sexual references. A condom is mentioned. There is one shootout in that is very intense with gangs shooting and there is a suicide. (OFFSCREEN) Language is an issue with a lot of godd-ms and a couple uses of sh-t and one f—k. But this movie is REALLY GOOD with great messages about teamwork and trust and with great acting!

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing

Movie Details

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