Burn After Reading

Movie review by S. Jhoanna Robledo, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 17+

Quirky, violent Coen comedy isn't meant for kids.

R 2008 96 minutes

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 12 reviews

Kids say

age 15+

Based on 21 reviews

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age 15+
age 14+
It’s truly underrated, with an insane ending and great characters. There are two brief instances of violence that cut away quickly (despite being bloody). Played for laughs, though dark. There’s also an easily skippable scene with a “sex chair”, as well as an extremely brief sex scene in the dark. Definitely not for everyone, it’s really an acquired taste but I like it a lot!

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