Cowspiracy

Movie review by Brian Costello, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

Provocative docu has some graphic scenes of animal cruelty.

NR 2014 90 minutes

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 3 reviews

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age 13+

horrible boring docu

I dont care im still going to eat meat
1 person found this helpful.
age 8+

Everyone should watch this!

Incredibly important topic, every single person needs to watch this. There are some mildly graphic animal cruelty scenes, however, if you can't watch it, than you can't eat it. Overall, this documentary is super informative.

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