Fast Food Nation

Movie review by Cynthia Fuchs, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Bloody exposé; not for kids. Want fries with that?

R 2006 106 minutes

Parents say

age 17+

Based on 9 reviews

Kids say

not rated for age

Based on 2 reviews

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age 18+

definitely not a movie I would recommend

Although educational, I would not recommed this movie to anyone. The sexual content is unnecessary and disgusting. Anyone with even a smidgen of moral sense would not allow their children (or themselves) to view this. Had to fast forward sex scenes and did not watch entire movie because I was appalled. Sick, sick, sick...And don't get me started about the profanity! Another reason it swiftly got deleted from the DVR.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much consumerism
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 15+

A Very Gritty Food Documental Film.

Fast Food Nation is a movie that portrays the dramatic independancies between workers and employees at fast food themed industries and restaurants, and the stress involved in the business of making and trying to sell the "Big One", a burger. In several parts of the movie, it shows actual yet very graphic and grisly scenes of cattle being shot, skinned, dismembered, and having their organs taken out by workers in a slaughter house. There's alot of strong profanity in this film, nearly every sentence has the f-word in it. There are three sex scenes in which the slaughter house manager has sex with female employees to make him give them a job, and the aftermath of him and another female smoking drugs.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much consumerism
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

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