Gorillas in the Mist

Movie review by Andrea Beach, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Gripping biopic has violence, animals in peril.

PG-13 1988 129 minutes

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 1 review

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age 14+

Horribly upsetting

If you’d like to keep your child from learning the horrors of human behavior and violence, then I recommend this movie wait until at least 14. This movie is completely gut wrenching. I saw it when I was about 20 and still remember it vividly. Even if you don’t remember the movie in vivid detail, hold off on your kids until they’re old enough to roll with all aspects of human behaviors and process their emotional response.

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