Parents' Guide to

28 Weeks Later

By Charles Cassady Jr., Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 18+

Apocalyptic zombie sequel isn't for the squeamish.

Movie R 2007 103 minutes
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What you will—and won't—find in this movie.

Community Reviews

age 15+

Based on 9 parent reviews

age 15+

More actual than ever

Lots of scary unforgettable music, shootings and zombies chasing. In consumerism of course London, UK.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much consumerism
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 15+

Good sequel to the first.

28 Weeks Later involves less violence and gore than the first one, but it still contains intense and frightening sequences of bloody zombie violence including innocent people who get shot during a biohazard emergency with graphic spurting wounds. Another gruesome scene is where the father gets to see his afflicted wife who he didn't bother to save during their horrific invasion in the beginning of the film, and they kiss each other. But, he slowly transforms into a crazed zombie (his eyes, nose and mouth splurt blood) and kills her by jamming his thumbs into her eye sockets. Very disturbing and gruesome scene. Language is strong and frequent, with uses of f**k, sh*t, godd**n, b*tch, h*ll and other crude terms. 28 Weeks Later is a relatively good apocalyptic zombie sequel with a well written plot and storyline with some shocking twists.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much swearing

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (9):
Kids say (23):

This second dose of relentless zombie madness is not for the faint of heart. As in the first film, the message seems to be that while victims of the rage virus have no choice about turning into mindless zombies, the uninfected army commanders and soldiers should be more compassionate and human, since they still know right from wrong. Trouble is, it's becoming increasingly evident that in this world, no matter what you do, it only means one thing: more zombies, more murder, and more gore.

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