Cast Away

Movie review by Nell Minow, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

Powerful, brutal, and mature drama is emotionally intense.

PG-13 2000 143 minutes

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 17 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 49 reviews

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age 15+

Way too much for 11 year old

We normally watch '13' stuff but this was way too much for 11yo. Closeups of a bloated corpse, wounds etc etc . Is it good? No idea. Only got 1/3 of the way through before we had to turn it off, and that's a rare occurrence. Seems more of a psychodrama adults would enjoy more anyway.

This title has:

Great role models
Too much violence
3 people found this helpful.
age 18+

Definitely not for kids

This movie is brilliant. But not geared towards children. Better for a kid aged over 15-16. Contains scenes of a dead body, blood and an extremely intense plane crash scene. The movie also does not end happily. So ultimately a real terk jerker. I loved it, but it's hard to watch.

This title has:

Too much violence
2 people found this helpful.

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