Ender's Game

Movie review by S. Jhoanna Robledo, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 12+

Thought-provoking sci-fi adventure with military violence.

PG-13 2013 114 minutes

Parents say

age 10+

Based on 22 reviews

Kids say

age 10+

Based on 78 reviews

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age 10+

good

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age 10+

Good, But the Books are Better

Anyone who has read the books and seen this movie knows that the movie does not even remotely do the books justice. However, it would be unfair to say that the movie is bad. In fact, it was fairly entertaining. The cast was great as were the graphics and effects. The script could have been better, but hey, you can't have it all. The film also manages to be completely kid-friendly. There is barely and violence, contrary to what CSM is claiming, and there is only a negligible amount of rude language. I would personally say that Ender's Game is perfectly fine for kids ages 10 and up. Just make sure if you watch the movie and like it, you read the books too. They are among the best in the sci-fi genre.

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