Man of Steel

Movie review by Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 12+

Superman's back in brooding, action-packed reboot.

PG-13 2013 148 minutes

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 40 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 139 reviews

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age 16+

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much swearing
Too much consumerism
age 16+


Man of steel is a very grounded and realistic take on the Superman mythos, its not everyone's cup of tea, but the movie has heart and strong messages.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much violence

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