Movie review by Jeffrey Anderson, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 17+

Violent creepy-boyfriend thriller without helpful takeaways.

R 1998 97 minutes

Parents say

age 16+

Based on 6 reviews

Kids say

age 16+

Based on 6 reviews

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age 17+

BAD PARENTS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

IF YOU LET A KID 14 AND UNDER WATCH THIS MOVIE THEN ARE A BAD PARENT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much consumerism
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
1 person found this helpful.
age 14+

50/50 read why

(Mom here) My view on this is that if your child is in high school & of course mature enough to handle this type of movie then they should be old enough to watch it... In all reality this is about a girl that's in high school that falls for an attractive older guy & ignores all the RED FLAGS.. Ive been there & done that & it resulted in restraining orders. I think this movie might be able to help young teens in the sense 'hey this isn't love! This isn't normal behavior! I need to remove myself immediately!! If God forbid they ever find themselves in a relationship with someone like this. I'm watching it with my teenage daughter & I'm going to skim over the 'rollercoaster' scene. No it doesn't show anything but I don't want to make her feel awkward. They zoom in on Reese face and it's a little too long. I think sex scenes that don't show nudity and are brief are ok but this is his hand/public. Lol

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages

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