Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines

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

age 15+

Sequel is basically one long, violent chase scene.

R 2003 108 minutes

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 18 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 75 reviews

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age 13+
age 12+

A decent sequel, not as good but more kid-friendly than the others

I have only watched terminators 1,2 and 3, as I think the series is just getting milked and becoming boring. But Terminator 3 is still good. It hasn't got the 5 star rating the previous 2 have as it's just worse for some reason and I can't quite put my finger on it. Most CGI problems they've fixed, but some bits still don't look real. In terms of appropriateness, I think a 12-year old would be fine with it, it's a bit brutal at times, but there's a reason this is a 12 rated film (in the uk) unlike the 15 T2 got and the 18 for T1. Not as much swearing but it is still present.

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