Maverick

Movie review by Renee Longstreet, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 12+

'90s Western offers a few laughs and so-so adventure.

PG 1994 127 minutes

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 5 reviews

Kids say

age 10+

Based on 5 reviews

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age 10+

This movie is absolutely brilliant, all families will love and enjoy! Innuendos are little to none.

There is a very brief kissing scene, but both characters are clothed for the duration of the shot, which is only 2-3 seconds long. I have four kids, two know about sex, the others not, but didn't really suspect anything. Myself nor my husband didn't either. This scene was pretty innocent, kids wouldn't think anything else than kissing, and it isn't even shown, just alluded from another room, covered cleverly and comically by furniture. A scene where a women puts on a towel, only her bare shoulders are shown from the back. A similar one where 2 men change their clothes, only the tops of their chest are shown. The only other innuendo is in that scene, a women makes a joke about two men's "size". Kids would not get this joke, as it alludes to muscles, rather than genital size. All of the violence was mild shooting slapstick, the swearing infrequent and is less strong than most "action" or "superhero" films today. Lots of jokes making fun of racist stereotypes, like a milder version of Blazing Saddles. Great story, likeable role-model characters, and great twists. All in all, you or your kids won't regret watching this!

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Great role models
1 person found this helpful.
age 9+

Lots of laughs.

Fun movie, my husband and kids love it.
1 person found this helpful.

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