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By Jeffrey Anderson, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 17+

Extremely violent but very powerful tale of WWII tank crew.

Movie R 2014 134 minutes
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age 15+

Based on 13 parent reviews

age 15+
Great movie, but there is to much blood and gore, my son who is 15, watched it, and he's usually fine about gore, but some scenes in this movie even made him disgusted. Like the scene where Bible looks at his dead comrade (Red) and you see his face blown apart.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much violence
Too much swearing
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age 16+

Perfect War Film

This film is very underrated. It sets itself apart from other films by looking at war from the point of view of the citizens rather than making it feel like you're on the battle field. This approach makes the story much more emotional and doesn't distract from the characters which happens a lot in war cinema.

This title has:

Great messages
Too much swearing

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (13):
Kids say (30):

The cinematography and editing here are striking. Ayer color codes the bullets' paths so that incoming and outgoing are easily identified, and the interior workings of the cramped tank are given remarkable clarity without the use of explanatory dialogue. The device of the "rookie" character is a little worn, but then this entire movie harkens back to a simpler age, when war movies were made by tough guys; when they feel pain, it really matters.

Though he has a few duds on his resume, writer/director David Ayer is best known as the writer of Training Day and the writer/director of End of Watch, two movies that focus on the detail-rich workday of cops on the street. After a pause for a disappointing action flick, Sabotage, he's back in that same vein with the FURY. And rather than using his small, focused story to heavily underline themes about the horrors of war, Ayer simply follows characters and moments, letting viewers draw their own conclusions.

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