Great Expectations (2013)

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

age 10+

Adaptation of Dickens' classic retains book's dark themes.

PG-13 2013 128 minutes

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 1 review

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age 15+

Good quality classic for older teens

I’ve seen at least one other version of this Dickens classic. It really is very good, yet strictly for older teens. Although there is some bad language, the violence in one of the opening scenes is just a taste of what is to come near the end of the film! A character’s throat is sliced. No details are spared. Otherwise, a good film.

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Too much violence
age 13+

Watch out for language

Please note that there is at least one occurrence of the word "bastard" in the movie. Parents may wish to reconsider the appropriateness of this movie for ages under 13.

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