Movie review by Scott G. Mignola, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

'70s classic horror tale is still scary as ever.

PG 1975 125 minutes

Parents say

age 11+

Based on 90 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 448 reviews

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age 13+
This movie doesn’t have that much violence but it’s still intense there is moderate language but it isn’t to much for young teens this is how I rank blood some blood fair amount of blood lots of blood tons of blood plenty of blood and then stuff like very bloody extremely bloody violence 6%10 early in the movie someone is eaten there’s lots of blood little boy is eaten some blood a dead body emerges from a sunken ship and i think you might see his eye plucked out some one is eaten blood coming out of his mouth shark shot huge explosion and blood spatters I now there’s moderate language but I don’t remember the words this is how I rank language some language moderate language frequent language lots of language tons of language constant language and this movie also has some sex sex 3%10 a girl gos swimming naked but I don’t remember seeing anything bad and there’s also some kissing thanks for reading my review my next review will be for jaws 2
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age 14+

Jaws is a great film but can cause a lot of fear of the water

This is a very gory movie and it is very famous but keep in mind it has traumatised many kids of going into the water and the relationship with water and mother-nature is important for your kid to have. 13 also wouldn't be a bad age to watch Jaws and even 12 for that matter of fact but as parents it's best to be extra-carful. There may be nudity in jaws but very brief as looking towards the cover. Drinking, drugs and smoking shouldn't disturb your child the most compared to the other things in Jaws. But Jaws is a very breathtaking movie that is quite old and a fun thriller to watch as a family providing your child/teen doesn't get scared. 15 or 16+ also works for Jaws but only for some kids who don't have much appreciation to gory stuff.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
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