Jack Reacher: Never Go Back

Movie review by S. Jhoanna Robledo, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Violent Tom Cruise sequel has a high body count.

PG-13 2016 118 minutes

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 5 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 11 reviews

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age 10+

Great movie!

This movie is the best! The only bad thing is a few explosions, fist fights and several s words. Me and my son thought it was brilliant! I am quite excited to watch mission impossible with him when he is 12. I think that the violence in this is not as brutal and heavy as the mission impossibles. So if you want to watch a Tom Cruise movie that is not so sexual and violent as Top gun and mission impossibles, try this with your daughter or son! If it gets to graphic for your son (Which I would be surprised with) than just look away. Otherwise great movie and awesome plot, fortunately not as violent as the first one.

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Too much violence
age 13+

A good flick but falls just short of the original

This was a very good film but just a LITTLE worse than the original. This one had a good plot but they toned down the brutality of the first one (There was only one scene that was as brutal as the first where a man breaks someone's back on their knee then as they gasp for air breaks their neck. Parents keep in mind that this was the normal in the first one) But this one had just as much blood where it's smeared on walls and other places. There was lots of fist fights with various weapons. This is a quite violent film but this is what we watch them for but some of your little ones may not be okay for this one but no matter what do NOT show them the original. The original was amazing but BRUTAL with many R rated murder/torture scenes. As a whole just keep the young ones away from the series and keep any of your kids/teenagers (even if mature) away from the first. (Note: you can watch the second without watching the first one and will still make sense) Reacher has never been a role model becuase of his torture/brutal murder tacticts but he is a little bit better in this film. One scene where a person trying to seduce a man but nothing comes of it

This title has:

Too much violence

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