Blinded by the Light

Movie review by Betsy Bozdech, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

Charming comedy celebrates family ties and The Boss.

PG-13 2019 114 minutes

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 10 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 13 reviews

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Very good movie I watched it with my 2 10 year olds and husband this movie is very funny but includes very strong racism (physical aggression where an english man punches Javed's father because he is from Pakistan, name calling like paki, spray painting that says paki's get out, and one scene of a kid peeing in a Javed's house and saying I cleaned it for you), sex, language (which includes 4 uses of the s*** word, w**ker, 2 uses of crap, and paki several times), there are some inappropriate lyrics like suicide machines, or take a knife and cut this pain from my heart, there is also partial nudity like a girl anwsering the door with no pants on, and includes very EXTREME sadness Javed has problems with his father because Javed wants to be a poet and he loves Bruce Springsteen's music but Javed's father wants him to be a engineer, or a doctor, and wants him to study economics and they argue a lot about it there is also one scene where the dad rips the tickets Javed bought for 40 pounds to a Bruce Springsteen concert, but includes positive role models, and positive messages, but not a good movie for young kids

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much sex
Too much swearing

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