American Animals

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

age 15+

Smart, energetic tale of attempted heist; cursing, violence.

R 2018 116 minutes

Parents say

age 16+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 15+

Based on 2 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 13+

Great movie!!

It’s a nail bitter. Great editing. And the interaction with the real life characters is priceless! The depiction of violence isn’t so harsh. It’s a great medium to teach kids about bad choices, how they can avoid them and what they can ultimately do to their future.

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age 18+

Pathetic Animals

bad movie

Movie Details

  • In theaters: June 1, 2018
  • On DVD or streaming: August 28, 2018
  • Cast: Evan Peters, Barry Keoghan, Ann Dowd
  • Director: Bart Layton
  • Studio: The Orchard
  • Genre: Thriller
  • Run time: 116 minutes
  • MPAA rating: R
  • MPAA explanation: language throughout, some drug use and brief crude/sexual material
  • Last updated: March 31, 2022

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