Movie review by Charles Cassady Jr., Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 17+

Mel Gibson's Oscared, bloody Scottish spectacle.

R 1995 178 minutes

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 24 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 81 reviews

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age 12+

Great story, shines a light on Scottish culture

This movie is a historically accurate account of William Wallace and his battle to win back Scotland. It has some war violence such as lances, swords, arrows, etc. but it is very fast-paced so you won't see too much of it unless you really focus on it. there is one scene where another clan or town (its been a while) is shown all hanged in a building. Its obviously fake but it might scare younger kids. Honestly in terms of age it is appropriate for a 10 year old, BUT, i recommend it for 12 and older just because the story is a little bit boring and complex.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much violence
age 14+

Strong bloody violence and some sexual violence.

A violent and amazing film with suspense and romance. There are 2 uses of f**k, a couple uses of s**t, and arse is used a bit. There is an atempted rape scene with a man follows a woman behind her hut and starts licking her kissing her. She bites him for about 6 seconds and he slaps her and called her a b**ch. There is head slicing and neck cutting and more bloody stuff.

This title has:

Great role models
Too much violence

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