Cry Macho

Movie review by Jeffrey Anderson, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

Eastwood's drama is awkward yet lovely; language, drinking.

PG-13 2021 105 minutes

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 10+

Based on 2 reviews

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age 13+

I loved it!

Personally, I loved the film. There are very minimal amounts of violence- nothing a teenager couldn't handle. No sex scenes, just a little bit of flirting. There's not much in it that a teenager hasn't already been exposed to. I enjoyed it and would recommend.

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age 18+

Great movie. Refreshing. Love Clint Eastwood. Also, good sound track

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