The Birds

Movie review by Joyce Slaton, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

Classic Hitchcock horror film still gives the chills.

PG-13 1963 119 minutes

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 17 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 88 reviews

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age 12+

Intriguing Story about Birds vs People

I found the story interesting and fascinating and the characters were mostly fairly nice with a few strange individual. I find it intriguing that there was never an answer to the question of why the birds started attacking people. I am glad that the main characters survived. Very young children may find it a little too scary.

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age 13+
Ok I need to drop my son of at school now so this will be a quick review this movie has low level violence it’s scary but not to scary violence 5%10 fair amount of blood man found dead with his eyes pecked out man killed by bird then acid swirling in the street smoke attaches to the acid causing a fire in the city lady hiding in phone booth with birds crashing into the phone booth thanks for reading my review and my next review will be for the hobbit

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