Mad Max: Fury Road

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

age 16+

Postapocalyptic action is excellent but extremely violent.

R 2015 120 minutes

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 46 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 110 reviews

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age 14+

Big trucks, guns and explosions... beautifully filmed, but generally dull

It's beautifully shot and there's lots of action. I would have enjoyed it as a teen (I played a lot of Car Wars). But little about the world makes sense, the story is basic, the dialog often consists of grunts and the ending is a bit muddled. With the rave reviews, I expected more.

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Too much violence
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age 16+

Meh.

Mad Max Fury Road is largely purported to be a feminist centering of the Mad Max stories. However the only “witnessing” I observed were a lot of trapped women and the men trying to control them. I understand the stance Theron’s character is supposed to be a liberator but I felt that it read more like a melodramatic extended rock video...Careless Whisper featuring Charlize Theron.

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