Last Flag Flying

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

age 16+

Very funny, deeply moving, mature story of loss and regret.

R 2017 124 minutes

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age 18+

Based on 3 reviews

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age 18+

Adult content with no redeeming qualities

I had high hopes for this film but it was such a disappointment. The dialogue about the whorehouse was extremely graphic and was so unnecessary. Definitely for adults.

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age 18+

Not much redeeming about this movie

Just about the only thing I found redeeming about this movie was Larry's (S Carrell) love for his son, the descriptions about what kind of son Larry, Jr. was and what kind of father Larry was, and the preacher's wife. While we know (and have known) characters like Sal, we tired of him very quickly because of his foul personality and found it difficult to like him. The whole scene on the train when they talked about whorehouses and h***-ons was just unnecessary in my opinion, or at least too long and graphic. The preacher (Fishburne) was a disappointment and failure as a character who had the opportunity to bring something more to the film. We didn't appreciate the (at times) anti-military feel to it, either. In the end, not even sure what this movie was trying to say.

This title has:

Too much sex
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