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Parents' Guide to

A.I.: Artificial Intelligence

By Nell Minow, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Provocative sci-fi film has some mature themes.

Movie PG-13 2001 146 minutes
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What you will—and won't—find in this movie.

Community Reviews

age 15+

Based on 8 parent reviews

age 13+

Great film from my favorite director Steven Speilberg

I was left crying while watching this film.
age 16+

Is that the real love?

I think almost people need to see this movie because, I can saw and felt, who the real love can make anything only for want to has a success. This movie make remember in the bible say, the love never fails . "Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. Love never fails." ~ 1 Corinthians 13:4-8

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (8 ):
Kids say (17 ):

Cross 2001 with E.T. and Blade Runner and throw in some Pinocchio, some Wizard of Oz, some Velveteen Rabbit, and a touch of Our Town, and you might have some sense of what to expect from this movie. It's an ambitious, complex, provocative movie that is likely to lead to more late-night college dorm debates than anything since the ones about 2001's monolith and the ape throwing the bone.

Developed by Stanley Kubrick and completed by Steven Spielberg, A.I.: Artificial Intelligence is a two-part invention of a movie that owes both its strengths and its weaknesses to the collaboration between two men of such prodigious talents and such different, even opposing sensibilities. Kubrick is the master of the cool image, Spielberg the master of the warm feeling. The juxtaposition of their influence is particularly apt for this story of the struggle between heart and brain, not only on the part of the mecha but on the part of the orga (humans) as well.

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