K-19: The Widowmaker

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

age 15+

Intense wartime submarine movie celebrates heroism.

PG-13 2002 137 minutes

Parents say

age 11+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 4 reviews

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age 12+

good movie for older tweens and teens

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
age 9+

Not a grand movie.

An o.k. action flick. Couple of curse words at the beginning, "SOB, JA" and some bare bums. Nothing too horrible. Some noticable radiation contamination to the skin (burned skin).

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much swearing

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