Begin Again

Movie review by S. Jhoanna Robledo, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Music-heavy film explores reinvention and forgiveness.

R 2014 104 minutes

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 5 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 8 reviews

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age 17+

Begin Again – Yes, Please Do

I wonder how many people who paid good money to see this came away wishing they had known better. Some cleaver visuals can’t make up for a laboured, swear fest script, and hammy performances... by people we know can do better – that is, if given the right ingredients. We’ve seen and heard it all before but thankfully, better than we are saddled with here. This may suit the ‘music’ followers, the genre obsessed, or fans of the stars but might prove highly torturous for many others.
age 14+

Great movie! Must watch!

This is a great movie with lots of positive messages about going for your dreams etc. This movie has an extreme amount of language which would not be suitable for young kids. It also has a moderate amount of sexual references (man asking his ex wife who she has been sleeping with etc). Overall this is an amazing movie with a great cast, music, story and I would definitely recommend.

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much swearing

Movie Details

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