The Shape of Water

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

age 16+

Compassionate monster movie/love story has mature content.

R 2017 119 minutes

Parents say

age 16+

Based on 48 reviews

Kids say

age 15+

Based on 32 reviews

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age 17+

This is a Beautiful Unconvientional Fairy Tale Romance that is obviously for adults. People on here complaining about the nudity and sexuality obviously need to review the MPAA's rating system and what it's purpose is. Contrary to what many on here are saying, the Sexuality and Nudity are anything but gratuitous and unnecessary, and actually help establish with the audience the deep connection these charaters have made in such a short time.

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age 15+

wonderful film

I don't wish to add too much other than it really is a fantastic film; yes - it has sex in it and so yes, you'll have to use discretion when deciding who can/can't watch it in your family - but wow! half of the reviewers here sound like something from a comedy parodying the 1950's small town morality bigade ... "such filth might encourage impure thoughts ... please ... think of the children!! talk about hell-fire and brimstone. Maybe it's an american thing (I'm not from there so ... ?)
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