Fireproof

Movie review by Charles Cassady Jr., Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 12+

Christian-themed marriage drama won't grab kids.

PG 2008 121 minutes

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 18 reviews

Kids say

age 10+

Based on 18 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 12+

Very inspiring!!!

A great movie full of inspiration and life situation. This one will be put on the best family movie list for sure.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
age 12+

Great for married couples, as well as for those who are just starting to date for the first time. Enjoyable to other audiences as well.

Non-Christians and nonevangelical Christians (i.e. Christians who are not evangelical) may be uncomfortable with parts of this movie. And there's also a double standard since he's heavily criticized for looking at online pornography while nobody says a word to her about the affair she's having with someone at work. Who's worse is debatable, but the double standard is that wrong behavior from a man is intolerable while wrong behavior from a woman is ok. After all, what they both did was wrong and unfaithful. Such behavior should be either wrong for both genders or acceptable for both genders. That said, everyone, especially those who are in a dating relationship for the first time, can benefit from this movie.

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