Hacksaw Ridge

Movie review by Barbara Shulgasser-Parker, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

True story of pacifist soldier has extreme war violence.

R 2016 138 minutes

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 41 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 114 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 15+
I really liked how realistic and sad this movie can be at times but the downside is that it is really bloody and to the point where you see open flesh, people in half, and people missing limbs. You will also see a soldiers backside.

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Educational value
Great messages
Too much violence
Too much swearing
age 15+


Extremely powerful and well made movie! I had read about this guy before watching the movie and was blown away with his story! Andrew Garfield was perfect for this role and did and outstanding job! Lots of violence but does a good job at depicting WW2. Everyone needs to watch this movie at some point!

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much violence

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