Kick-Ass

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

age 18+

Superhero comedy is super-crass, super-twisted.

R 2010 117 minutes

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 80 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 221 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 18+

One of the best comic book movies ever

This is one of my all time favourite movies! The action is great, the humour is great, and the performances are great. Be warned though that just because it's a superhero movie does not mean it's for kids

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 18+

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