Mary Queen of Scots

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

age 15+

Great star performance in sometimes violent historic drama.

R 2018 125 minutes

Parents say

age 16+

Based on 5 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 6 reviews

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age 18+

Historically Anaemic

It lost me when Mary, half French, and raised in the French court from a very young age, spoke with a Scottish accent. Mary and Elizabeth never spent any time together, and I won't even bother with the other historical innacuracies. These types of movies are great for what they are, fiction, but when they are portrayed as historical, they cross the line into unacceptable. Don't brain wash your kids with falsehoods, take them to a good historical documentary instead, one without all the gratuitous sex.

This title has:

Too much sex
age 13+

It's good show

It's good for ages 13+ I think!

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