Apostle

Movie review by Renee Longstreet, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 18+

Graphically violent thriller has torture, gore, black magic.

NR 2018 130 minutes

Parents say

age 18+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 17+

Based on 11 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 18+

Don't get the hype...

The movie was okay, but I didn't find it to be as great as other online reviewers felt. It starts out quite slow. Usually I can deal with that, but given the era of the story, it was a little boring. Plenty of very violent gore, which I can deal with if the movie is exciting enough. There is a sex scene in which two young adults or teens have sex. They remained fully clothed. The female is wearing a large dress which absolutely nothing can be seen, not even her legs. The female straddles the male and begins to ride him. We see her from behind, still fully dressed, but her butt and back motions leave no question about them having sex. She is not necessarily vigorous, but definitely moved like she has some experience. This scene seems to be quite long in comparison to a few of seconds. This scene, from foreplay to the end of the scene, lasted about 30 seconds. Although there was only one sex scene, it lasted long enough for me to feel this movie had too much sex.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
age 18+

Unrealistic

Don’t waste your time...this would NEVER HAPPEN...was fine until the tree lady! Way to ruin good acting and decent directing..terrible plot!

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