Dante's Peak

Movie review by Barbara Shulgasser-Parker, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

Volcano erupts violently and destroys town; intense peril.

PG-13 1997 108 minutes

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 16+

Based on 4 reviews

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age 14+

Fun disaster movie

I recently watched this movie again as an adult and it’s a fun old school disaster movie. I would recommend adding under “sex” that a dead couple is seen facedown and naked in the water (full backside exposed). Other than that the movie definitely has violent moments but a good classic.
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age 12+

Good Volcano Info

This movie is great for piquing interest in volcanoes and how they work. They use fairly realistic testing techniques and lots of volcano vocabulary.

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