Across the Universe

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

age 14+

Beatles musical hits strong notes amid sex, drugs.

PG-13 2007 133 minutes

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 18 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 49 reviews

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age 18+

Definitely an Adult Movie Only, But Really Good!

This movie is for mature audiences only. I wouldn't have your kids watch it. It is more for adults, like if you are husband and wife. Or maybe a close friend too that is mature. The movie is not about nudity even though it is present. It is made to create a good story about the 1960s era. It is also focused on the music of the Beatles. It does have drugs, talks about homosexuality, has nudity, war-related ideas, and curse words. It depends on the reason why you want to watch the movie to determine if you should watch it. If you like the Beatles and are mature, watch the movie. If you are younger and are only interested in nudity and all then don't watch it. The movie is made to be about the era and the Beatles music for lovers of their music.

This title has:

Great messages
Too much violence
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 2+

good

good

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