Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

Movie review by Randy White, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 12+

More gore, gross-outs than the other Indy blockbusters.

PG 1984 118 minutes

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 56 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 157 reviews

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age 12+
This one is more intense then the first one it still has lots of violence violence 6%10 gun fights hand to hand combat swords someone is tortured in the temple and his heart is ripped out but the camera films far away people eat monkey brains chases people fall of a bridge and are eating by crocodiles there is some language but I can’t remember I think one or two uses of s—t one use of barst—- d and probably damn my rating pg 13 violence some language and some scary scenes
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age 10+

Full of tired stereotypes

I would skip this movie, not because it’s too scary, but because it’s not a great film and is full of stereotypes about both East Asians and South Asians. And not just the odd, dated reference, but scene after scene of East Indians portrayed as blood-thirsty savages.

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