Alien

Movie review by Charles Cassady Jr., Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 15+

Dated but still extremely scary. Not for younger kids.

R 1979 124 minutes

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 73 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 308 reviews

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age 10+

Didn't even phase me when I was 9

So it was my 9th b day and I was bored so I went to look for films on the VHS area and I find it I stuck it in rewinded it of course and played after that I went around all Holly jolly and at night slept straight away no problem going sleep but I guess I am quite good with horror so 10 plus.
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age 10+

Better than the sequel and great for 10 and up!

It was not violent. The only part that was violent was the alien bursting out of someones chest. I let my 10 year old watch it and he really loved it seriously its not that violent it should be rated PG-13.

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