Jungle

Movie review by Jeffrey Anderson, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Lifeless approach to true survival story has iffy stuff.

R 2017 115 minutes

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 6 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 7 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 12+

Action Packed True story

Something to watch with your pre teens, I dont think little ones will understand the concept. This is a true story about desperation and seeking God for help.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
age 17+

True Grit in the Jungle

Very intense movie with emphasis on relationships, regret, male comradery and NEVER GIVE UP themes. I was glued to the screen as was my husband. I think Radcliffe deserves awards for this one. Scenery in the jungle was beautiful and frightening.....seems realistic for anyone considering hiking in the off the beaten track places.

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