A Beautiful Mind

Movie review by Nell Minow, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Oscar-winning biopic is too intense for tweens.

PG-13 2001 135 minutes

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age 15+

Based on 12 reviews

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age 13+

Based on 30 reviews

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age 15+

The mind plays but the heart knows

It's a wonderful story of a mathematician suffering from a mental condition, known as schizophrenia. The movie captures the attention, thoughts and emotions of the viewers very well. It depicts two very beautiful lessons: 1) A mentally strong, but emotionally deprived person is at risk of developing psychiatric illnesses, as in this case, John Nash who would not talk to people much, and was not liked much by them. 2) How love could be a solution to these problems. The script is beautifully written, with some amazing lines which sound like these, "It's the past, and past haunts everyone" and "it's when you know that what you experienced, who you have memories with are not gone, not dead, they never existed." Actors have done an amazing job, and the message has been very beautifully delivered.

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age 13+

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