13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi

Movie review by Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Explosive take on politically charged topic is very violent.

R 2016 144 minutes

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 13 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 18 reviews

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age 13+

Its like a meal when you are hungry very delicious

first of all i would say "Bravo " this is an action packed my type of a film i watched it with my lil bro who is 13 and my dad an mom sure they may be some words but the truth is kids from 13+ already know the words and situations even though the movie doesn`t have much i 100% recommend it i would advise watching it after supper while you are lazy and want to relax or after a long day at work

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age 18+

Violent!

R: sequences of intense/disturbing brutal violence, and some strong language

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