Basic Instinct

Movie review by Hollis Griffin, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 17+

Excessive whodunit is definitely not for kids.

R 1992 123 minutes

Parents say

age 17+

Based on 8 reviews

Kids say

age 16+

Based on 10 reviews

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age 18+

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 18+

Nope, actually agree with this

This film is so inapropriate. Personally, I find it quite boring, but that's an unpopular opinion of mine. Unlike most csm ratings, this one doesn't exaggerate-it really is THAT bad. Loads of sex scenes, including a woman's genetalia, breasts and also male buttocks. And the main character is on cocaine. The violence is insane and could really make any full grown adult throw up. I can't tell you rather its good or not because its not just my kind of thing. Many people will swear by this movie, but I'm not one of those people.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

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