12 Years a Slave

Movie review by S. Jhoanna Robledo, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 15+

Imperfect but must-see epic drama with major cruelty.

R 2013 134 minutes

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 13 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 48 reviews

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age 18+

I would not want children to watch this

This is a good movie for adults, but not children. This is a very intense movie about American slavery. There is full nudity, rape scenes, disturbing violence and murder. As an adult it was difficult to watch.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
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age 2+

Awesome

12 Years a Slave is a film for the whole family. Everyone should be able to watch this educational film!

This title has:

Great messages

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