Act of Valor

Movie review by Jeffrey Anderson, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 17+

Real-life SEALs can't save poorly made, violent movie.

R 2012 101 minutes

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 12 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 27 reviews

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age 16+

Inspirational Story of Heroes: Well done!!

A great story of inspirational military men and women who made sacrifices for their Country and brothers in arms. I registered to make sure you rent or BUY this movie. It will be watched over again at our household. Great family men in role models who are also professionals in their military role. And their selfless sacrifices for each other. This movie was like watching the real deal Navy Seals or Marines doing what they’ve been trained to do. The acting was excellent and real life. Very impressed by the military actors and others in the movie.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
age 15+

most realistic movie I've ever seen

The language is something that kids definitely hear in public, or at school. The violence can get pretty bloody but nothing extremely graphic. There is one partially off screen torture scene that may disturb some

This title has:

Great role models
Too much violence
Too much swearing

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