Swiss Army Man

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

age 16+

Slightly unsettling, but ultimately weird and wonderful.

R 2016 95 minutes

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 5 reviews

Kids say

age 16+

Based on 8 reviews

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age 15+


The way this two unusual characters bond and build a friendship makes this a really good dark comedy for high school kids. Disgusted about farts, poop and corps but this guys show tenderness.
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age 16+

Captures loneliness in a unique way

Wow...where do you start? The premise is quite off-beat and it just keeps going from there. I mean to begin and end with flatulence, not giving anything away with that statement. It is impressive to see how Dano and Radcliffe connect and animate and encourage each other. This film captures loneliness in a unique way. Although it is comedic there are many aspects of the film that point to a deeper sadness. Ultimately, whose story do you align yourself with? Hank's? Manny's? Or Sarah's? I never knew what was going to happen next and that is a rare thing to say about a film nowadays.

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