Accused at 17

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

age 14+

Melodramatic teen tragedy is full of mean-girl drama.

NR 2011 90 minutes

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 16+

Based on 1 review

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age 15+

Too predictable.

This film was not the greatest because the acting was pretty bad and the story was way too predictable. The teen girls seemed very selfish, but I guess realistic in some ways. It's basically about a girl named Dory who steals another girl (Bianca's) boyfriend by sleeping with him at a party. When Bianca finds out, she's upset but her friends are even more upset. They plan to play a prank on Dory to teach her a lesson. They take her out to the middle of nowhere pretending to hook up with cute guys at another party, but after Bianca leaves upset, her friends accidentally kill Dory after knocking her out (the scene was pathetic and unbelievable). The friends eventually tell Bianca what happened and they all must try to act as normal as possible, as if nothing had happened until finally the truth unfolds. Bianca does not have a good relationship with her mother - lots of arguments. The violence isn't too bad but there are death scenes, some bullying, one of girls has an asthma problem and has an attack and dies. Language is your typical teenage name calling. Sexual content has a girl kissing a guy and unbuttoning his pants. A party scene with drinking and a boy mentions he smokes pot. I wouldn't recommend it to kids under 16.

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Too much violence
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