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Parents' Guide to

Lucky Number Slevin

By Cynthia Fuchs, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Offbeat noir crime thriller has violence, language, and sex.

Movie R 2006 109 minutes
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this movie.

Community Reviews

age 15+

Based on 5 parent reviews

age 16+

Good but with caution.

It's a great plot line! It's rough for the first part with 2 sex scene and talk about Slevin's penis with Slow and Elvis using sex vulgarity in referring to the Virgin Mary. Violent but not over the top.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
age 18+

A great movie for adults.

A super-awesome movie for adults. The story-line is great... has some really great twists. One of my favorite movies. Not for kids: Has two sex scenes which show some canine-style sex between a fully-naked man and a fully-naked woman.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (5 ):
Kids say (3 ):

This proudly clever crime thriller sets up a range of characters who collide, often to gruesome effect. At the center of Lucky Number Slevin is the title character, played by the scruffy-haired (and frequently shirtless) Hartnett, who slyly squints at the camera, inviting you to guess what he's thinking. At a train station, Mr. Goodkat tells Slevin a story about cheats, killers, and gamblers, with a lesson on what he calls the "Kansas City shuffle," which he describes thusly: "It's when everybody looks right and you go left." Check. Lucky Number Slevin is a caper movie, with tricks and turns and characters who aren't who they seem.

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