Fifty Shades of Grey

Movie review by Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 18+

Lackluster take on best seller is extremely graphic.

R 2015 125 minutes

Parents say

age 17+

Based on 39 reviews

Kids say

age 15+

Based on 127 reviews

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age 18+

Why man why

This movie is just filled with sex. That's all it is! You don't even have to watch the movie, just go on YouTube and search up fifty shades of grey scenes and watch. I think this is 20+ My 40 year old sister can't even handle it. And I'm 34!!! At least put a warning of sex before you even let someone pay for it. Not even parental controls are approved when you pay for it on Prime.

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much swearing
2 people found this helpful.
age 15+

If your kid is mature, 15 is fine.

I personally love this movie. If your child is mature, I believe that 15 is an appropriate age. While the movie is about sex, there are several other valuable themes throughout. I believe that the movie is very empowering for women. Yes, there’s nudity, consumerism, swearing, sex, and negative messages, but that’s life. Kids will be exposed to all of the above at some point in their lives if they have not already. I believe that it’s best to allow them to watch the movie in a controlled setting (ie. at home, etc).

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
1 person found this helpful.

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