Army of One

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

age 16+

Bizarre comic caper has language, drinking, drugs.

R 2016 93 minutes

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 2 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 13+

Cage is captivating if you can go with it

Nicholas Cage gives a performance that in my opinion allows the audience to believe that what the main character believes he truly believes - that God wants him to go to Pakistan and bring back Osama Bin Laden for justice and stuff. There is swearing, drug use and God being portrayed by Russel Brand all of which may offend many and you might want your kids to avoid because of this. If you feel that sometimes these things can be appropriate if used correctly in an artistic context then this film could be up your street. It is a film that brims with human feeling and earnest endeavour to do what’s right even when people doubt you. It offers great opportunities to discuss with teens about how people treat each other and what dreams are worth following. Mainly though it’s a great laugh, give it chance and you might find a real nugget!

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age 13+

Funny and awesome!

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much consumerism

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For kids who love quirky characters

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