Crimson Tide

Movie review by Heather Boerner, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 17+

War Games in the water; older teens and up.

R 1995 116 minutes

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 16+

Based on 2 reviews

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age 15+

Excellent Naval Drama

Language: **Copied from IMDB Parental Advisory**** 27 uses of "f**k", 16 uses of "shit", 12 uses of "ass" (1 used as "asshole"), 8 uses of "damn" (6 paired with "God"), 8 uses of "hell", 4 uses of "Jesus", 2 uses of "bitch", and 1 use of "piss". I have to say I only remember like 4 uses of the F-word. Sex: No sex or nudity. 2 sexual references both using the F-word. Review: This was an excellent drama about waring ideals regarding following orders and the chain of command. The stakes are very high, and 2 very good men end up on opposite sides of a critical decision. The acting is superb. I recommend for ages 15+ because I think at 15 a youth is mature enough for the language and vulgarity to become an issue and at 15 they should be able to comprehend and appreciate the setting and scope of the situation portrayed in the movie.

This title has:

Great messages
Too much swearing

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