Man on Fire

Movie review by Nell Minow, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 18+

Extremely violent; not for kids.

R 2004 146 minutes

Parents say

age 16+

Based on 14 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 23 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 18+
This movie tries to make a hero out of the most wicked person (Star Denzel W) in the movie getting revenge against a mob. Some of the most horrific and evil killings and torture take place. Tons of blood and murder, the F word, alcohol, lights flashing and just pure terror and evil. Nothing good about it. No redemption. Nothing in this movie could be about Christianity. The killer has a Bible, but it doesn't change him. I heard a pastor say he liked this movie-It's pure Hell through and through!!!

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 15+


Excellent movie with excellent acting. Denzel and Dakota both deliver breathtaking performances. If you’re a parent (especially one with a daughter) make sure you have tissues handy

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