Dallas Buyers Club

Movie review by Jeffrey Anderson, Common Sense Media
Dallas Buyers Club

Common Sense says

age 17+

Grim, intense movie tells a powerful, relevant true story.

R 2013 117 minutes

Parents say

age 17+

Based on 6 reviews

Kids say

age 16+

Based on 7 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 18+

Good movie but not for under 18

I see the ratings of 4 on sex, language and drug use and I wonder what a movie has to have to get ratings of 5, from this review, I'd say it would have to be an X rated movie. This is a good movie, depicting a true story of one man's fight against big pharma and the government and the frustrations he encounters because he soon finds out that they are bedfellows, no pun intended. The movie starts out with a sex scene, soon followed by a scene of rather excessive drug use, combined with plenty of alcohol and all the language you would expect involving all the above and that's just in the first fifteen minutes!!! You guys missed the mark on ratings again. All in all, this is a movie that I would recommend to my adult friends, but with the advice that they wait until the kids are in bed, even the teenagers.
age 16+

Perfect movie about tolerance and acceptance

The performances are pristine and the movies message is one that should not be missed

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

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