Dick Tracy

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

age 10+

Artful, colorful, light comics adaptation.

PG 1990 105 minutes

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 3 reviews

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age 9+

One Of Cinema's Best

The film Dick Tracy is a good film to watch with any child 9 or up. Here is my opinion: Positive Messages: Dick Tracy is a crime fighter, but not that much of a message. Role Models: Dick Tracy and Kid are good role models Violence: Cartoonish Violence is shown, gunshots and guns fire, explosions and fire but no blood or anything Gorey to a limit. Characters die, but nothing incredibly bloody is shown Sex: Kisses are shown. Madonna's character, Patrica "Breathless" Mahoney is seductive, and wears revealing outfits (nothing sensitive is shown) attempts to seduce Tracy a couple times. Language: None Consumerism: None Drinking/Drugs/Smoking: Bars are shown. Characters drink. No one is drunk. Characters smoke as well.
age 12+

Fun flick, but moreso PG-13

I grew up on the edited-for-television version, which I loved. Madonna’s scenes are often too risqué for younger viewers, especially now that the film can be seen in high definition.

This title has:

Too much sex

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