Black Christmas

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

age 14+

Haywire holiday horror remake takes a feminist position.

PG-13 2019 98 minutes

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 10 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 16 reviews

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age 14+

I liked it

I think it was a pretty good movie besides the tons of swearing. It’s pretty violent and disturbing at times but it doesn’t go too far. There’s words like “sh*t” and “b*tch” and teens put in DivaCups and almost have sex. If you’re not scared easily, and you can handle some violence/swearing, you should watch it.

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Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
age 10+

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