A Hologram for the King

Movie review by Barbara Shulgasser-Parker, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 15+

Book-based Hanks drama has drinking, sex; lacks a point.

R 2016 97 minutes

Parents say

age 18+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 2 reviews

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age 18+

Extraordinary film!

I read several bad reviews about this movie but I thought it was thought provoking and I was entranced throughout the whole movie. Having said this I feel only adults would enjoy or "get" this movie. Most adults could relate to at least some if not all aspects of it. I in fact am going to watch it again. I highly recommend it.

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age 18+

If this was a beer, it would be flat

First, they don't tell you this, but a ladies breasts are exposed for a good 4-5 minutes while she is swimming around and in bed in a sexual manner. We read the sex section and thought it was ok b/c it did not say it was exploiting or objectifying women in topless scenes. Second, the story line was dull having no life in it. Not only did I feel disrespected as a woman after watching this but I also felt I wasted my time thinking a movie with Tom Hanks might be as good as Bridge of Spies.

This title has:

Too much sex

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