Margin Call

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

age 16+

Thoughtful Wall Street drama has drinking, language.

R 2011 105 minutes

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 16+

Based on 1 review

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Community Reviews

age 14+

Compelling drama about inside of Wall St firms

Well made and compelling movie about how big Wall St firms act to protect their interests in the face of market crashes partly though not exclusively of their own making. Should be educational for older teens. The movie depicts what careers dedicated to making a lot money look like although the lives of traders are not well depicted focusing on what happens in the higher echelons of the office culture.

This title has:

Educational value
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 15+

Gripping corporate thriller for adults and older/mature teens

An excellent corporate thriller, generally suitable for mature teens. While there is frequent use of strong language ("f*ck") and one use of "c*nt", there's little else in terms of adult content. If you can find a teenager interested in such a film, they're probably mature enough to listen to some bad language.

This title has:

Too much swearing

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