20th Century Women

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

age 16+

Unique, powerful, mature look at '70s mother and son.

R 2016 118 minutes

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 3 reviews

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age 14+


If your child is mature then this is probably an okay film. It’s 2017 and i suspect that every 14 year old knows about sex and certain drugs so the topics won’t be new to them. This movie focuses on many different characters which I personally loved because all of them had something different about them. A girl with cancer who loves to party. A mother who loves her son. A young girl who is way too wise for those around her. All teens think about sex therefore this movie isn’t morally wrong. (The teens don’t do anything, by the way.) However, there is a scene with two adults which may cause discomfort because of the age gap (the woman being in her late 20’s and the man in his late/early 40’s) or because there was dirty-but-not-so-dirty talk. I don’t know.

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age 16+

This title has:

Great messages
Too much sex
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

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