Blood Diamond

Movie review by Cynthia Fuchs, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 17+

Extremely violent melodrama is not for kids.

R 2006 138 minutes

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 18 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 31 reviews

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age 15+
Great movie.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much violence
age 11+

Hard to Watch--For Many Reasons

As sensationalized violence, this movie is revolting. As a teaching tool this movie is as important as the violence is revolting. With a constant conversation between yourself and your child this movie can help to make sense of an otherwise "Why (& How) is this happening to these people???" question. Not a movie to leave to 'babysit' children but rather useful for educating them.

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