Five Feet Apart

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

age 13+

Strong acting saves predictable, sentimental love story.

PG-13 2019 116 minutes

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 33 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 168 reviews

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age 12+

Expert review is missing a lot of details about sex.

The expert review on this movie badly needs updating. It fails to mention that sex is discussed in many scenes of this movie. One character refers to renting a bed by the hour, using protection, a cheeky reference to uses for latex other than gloves, teasing a friend that they were going to 'do it' just to mention a few. The review misses the mark badly in the 'sex' category. None of this issues are handled badly by the movie, but if you only read the expert review you might get a bit of a surprise if you are watching it with your children and you haven't had discussions with them about sex and sexuality.

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age 15+

Parents be warned, Sex is the major talking point of this movie.

While there is no sex seen, the two teens talk about sex and not having sex because of their illness through out the whole film. F-bomb is dropped and S bomb a few times. Story is a good message in all about living for today not holding back in life. Story is ok for teens with maturity about tuff subjects like death and sex. This story will leave you in tears a few times.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much sex
2 people found this helpful.

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