Mama

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

age 15+

Uneven movie has very scary scenes, some involving children.

PG-13 2013 100 minutes

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 15 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 70 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 15+
the story of the movie is different compare to other horror movies the storyline is really great all the cast has done fabulous acting the climax is what makes the story different from other horror movies the character mama even by been a ghost has given positive impact

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Great messages
age 12+

A good movie, it really all depends on the person.

This movie is a great movie. It features a perfect balance of jumpscares and suspense. Personally, I would reccomend it for 12+ but it all depends on what your child / you are afraid of. It is a terrifying movie if disfigurement makes you squirmish. However, if you are prone to that, it will not be as scare (disfigurement is the main scare component). BE WARNED: this movie features some creepy and frightening disfugurement that could give a child nightmares for a while.

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Great role models

Movie Details

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