Parents' Guide to

Final Girl

By Zach Lorenzini, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

Tasteless thriller deals with rape, assault, and abuse.

Movie R 2015 90 minutes
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age 18+

Based on 1 parent review

age 18+

I have a few questions

In the movie she wants her trainer to train her but it doesn't happen so I just want to know if she gets trained?

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As far as thrillers go, FINAL GIRL is painstakingly underwhelming -- not to mention endlessly upsetting. The acting and cinematography are subpar; everything from the way the characters move to what comes out of their mouths is consistently predictable. On top of that, the plot seems so undercooked that the majority of the movie feels like a confusing guessing game -- the end of which is unfulfilling. This movie is all drama and no delivery: Overly dramatic lighting, settings, and costumes prove to be arbitrary in practically every scene.

And once you add in all of the problematic angles that the movie takes -- from trivializing serious issues like rape to taking a laughably old-fashioned approach to gender norms -- it's sealed as a must not see. Saturated in overstated drama, toxic masculinity, dull violence, and excessive sexuality, this "thriller" offers more laughs and headshakes at its own absurdity than it does thrills. From beginning to end, Final Girl is a tasteless, confusing, violent mess.

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