Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World

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

age 13+

Intense battle scenes and a strong story of friendship.

PG-13 2003 138 minutes

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 19 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 17 reviews

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age 13+

Probably Russel Crowe's best movie!

I am 18 yrs old and still seem to get bothered by gore and gross stuff, but this movie was amazing! yes, it had its parts but overall, it was just amazing, I'm enthralled with the ships and pirates era and always will be, anyway. it's an older movie but admirably acted and the casting is on point, it gets very suspenseful and maybe too intense for younger audiences, the battles are violent and characters drown and are blasted to pieces by cannon fire, a child is injured and you hear them doing surgery on him, along with others. a character commits suicide in front of a child and another character is whipped for bullying, the characters are witty and there are some very amusing scenes, another character does surgery on himself and you hear and see him doing it, again I'd recommend this movie for teens 13 and older but its up to you.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much violence
age 13+

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models

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