Another Earth

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

age 15+

Downbeat indie drama with sci-fi angle has mature themes.

PG-13 2011 92 minutes

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 4 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 15+

2.5 stars? Better for Adults

I would caution parents that this film is really for adults or mature teenagers. Although the film does serve as a strong caution against drunk driving,the gruesome car crash, sex, and attempted suicide may be too much for some young people. As the other review here mentions, the characters never make it to "another earth", but the ideas presented are somewhat interesting (if a parallel earth existed, what would it be like to meet yourself? what would you say? would you even recognize yourself? what are the implications for the two earths if the citizens meet? etc.) If you're letting your kids watch it, be ready to answer a lot of questions.

This title has:

Great messages
Too much sex
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

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