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By S. Jhoanna Robledo, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

Intriguing but overlong thriller gets pretty violent.

Movie R 2015 135 minutes
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age 18+

Based on 1 parent review

age 18+


Movie contains g@ddamn at about 120 min mark. Disappointed the review on this site didn’t mention that. Definitely won’t be paying for this service if they can’t properly rate them.

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In some ways, BLACKHAT is fascinating, given the international espionage and cyberwarfare that it brings to life on screen. But while the plot and performances are compelling enough, the connections the movie draws are forced, the villain's central motivation strains credulity, and it simply goes on for far too long. Director Michael Mann is known for his stylish thrillers, and this is no exception, but a little more substance and less flash would have made Blackhat a true winner. As it stands, it's forgettable, as well as too violent for younger viewers.

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