The Departed

Movie review by Cynthia Fuchs, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 17+

Violent, well-done thriller. Not for kids.

R 2006 151 minutes

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 39 reviews

Kids say

age 15+

Based on 77 reviews

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age 15+

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Too much violence
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age 17+

Complicated twists and turns...very different from the original.

DiCaprio and Damon playing cat and mouse and it keeps you glued to your seats. Feels awesome to watch and you want to see it all play out. I have also seen Infernal Affairs (the source material) and in many ways it is an unfair comparison the two films have completely different tones. This film is very Scorcesean and all of that entails.

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