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Parents' Guide to

Aeon Flux

By Cynthia Fuchs, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Violent -- not for younger kids.

Movie PG-13 2005 100 minutes
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What you will—and won't—find in this movie.

Community Reviews

age 14+

Based on 6 parent reviews

age 16+
age 14+

Interesting futuristic style action film

I thought it was interesting, language was not bad no nudity, some sexual references, violence as with any action film. My twin girls liked the movie, as did I.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (6 ):
Kids say (7 ):

Aeon Flux follows a perfunctory plot while focusing its energies on stunning visuals, most notably Aeon. In her animated version, she has an impossible wasp waist and pointy features, not to mention famously bondage-style outfits. Theron softens this look, but brings a steely resolve to her performance, so that Aeon isn't quite so ambiguous as she was in 1995, more traditionally sympathetic.

As bizarre as the future world might appear, the film is stiffly structured, oddly conservative, and falls back on very familiar characterizations and morals. As the cartoon series used to air after 11pm, and included outré sexual allusions and body modifications that might best be described as macabre, the shift to PG-13 fundamentally alters the original effects. Where Aeon used to be strange, now she's just regular.

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