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

age 14+

Shallow, forgettable remake has violence, sex, swearing.

PG-13 2017 108 minutes

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 7 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 9 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 11+

If you like scary movies......

This movie could be watched by anyone who wants to be frightened. A little bit of kissing, and one scene where kids might need to close their eyes and ears, but very interesing movie.

This title has:

Too much sex
age 7+

Under Rated Remake

I think every parent over protects their children to a point; they don't know what to expect when they get out and live life in the real world. On one comment it said sisters 14 and 16 years old never seen a scary movie. I was 7 when I seen the original unedited Exorcist. This was no comparison.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much consumerism

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