Dirty Harry

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

age 17+

'70s rebel-cop classic is way too edgy for kids.

R 1971 102 minutes

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 16 reviews

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age 13+

Not as ”R” rated as you might think.

This is a great classic, it's the foundation for the career that Clint Eastwood would have. So, I think it goes without saying that this is a good movie, what I want to address is the age recommendation. Though the rating for this movie is rated R, I would say that by today's standards it’d be rated PG-13. It does contain blood, violence, and brief nudity. I've seen much worse in PG-13 movies, I think anyone 12 or older could watch this but to be a little fairer I recommend you be at least 13.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 9+

Best action movie oat

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much swearing

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