Dark City

Movie review by Charles Cassady Jr., Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Mind-stretching, futuristic sci-fi can get gory.

R 1998 103 minutes

Parents say

age 9+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 15+

Based on 3 reviews

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age 9+

Nice movie

I think it's fine for a responsible child.

This title has:

Great messages
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