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Movie review by
Tara McNamara, Common Sense Media
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Violent WWI action movie looks intense, mature.
  • December 25, 2019
  • R
  • 2019
  • 110 minutes

What parents need to know

Parents need to know that 1917 is a World War I epic. When the British army is alerted that one of their battalions is set to walk directly into a trap, Private Schofield (George MacKay) and Private Blake (Dean-Charles Chapman) are sent behind enemy lines to alert the soldiers and stop the mission. With time rapidly running out, the two must face mortal danger to rescue their fellow troops, among them Blake's brother. Andrew Scott, Benedict Cumberbatch, and Colin Firth co-star. Expect lots of intense wartime violence and a high body count, as well as swearing and disturbing images.

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For kids who love history

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