Movie review by James Rocchi, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 17+

Horror-comedy hybrid is gory, crude ... and not for kids.

R 2009 88 minutes

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age 14+

Based on 66 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 228 reviews

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age 13+

Fun, hilarious flick has some gory violence and language

Zombieland is a dark comedy flick about the zombie apocalypse, that being said you can expect frequent violence and cursing. VIOLENCE: Most of the gore comes from the opening title montage, where we see up close and nasty clips of people having there throats torn out, bitten in graphic detail, zombies being blasted and killed, a woman face planting on concrete splattering blood everywhere and other graphic images. Also disturbing images of zombies vomiting strange liquids etc. and this makes up most of not all of the “gory” violence. Most of the violence later on is quick, the camera doesn’t linger and blood is pretty moderate. Countless zombies are shot, blasted, crushed, bludgeoned, fall to there death and more with blood, however, after the main credits the camera doesn’t seem to linger on the killings, however they are still violent. A zombie is shown feasting on a woman’s intestines. Zombies appear graphic, with bloody detail. Mayhem and destruction throughout, involving zombies, smashing of stores, cars, property. Overall, the violence throughout is quite bloody and intense, sometimes graphic, but it appears moderate compared to many other zombie films not counting the opening scene. LANGUAGE: Around 25 uses of “f*ck” including “motherf*cker”, use of “sh*t”, “b*tch”, “p*ss”, “ass”, “bastard”, “godd*mn”, “hell”, “Jesus Christ” and a use of “c*ckblocking” in sexual context. SEXUAL CONTENT: Mild sexual innuendo and references, a zombie is shown in a skimpy bikini at the beginning, brief kissing. OVERALL: 13+

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much swearing
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