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Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation

By S. Jhoanna Robledo, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Spy franchise returns with thrills, death-defying stunts.

Movie PG-13 2015 131 minutes
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What you will—and won't—find in this movie.

Community Reviews

age 11+

Based on 15 parent reviews

age 6+

Fun family movie night

I have 2 boys ages 10 and almost 7. I care a lot about making sure they don't see a lot of sexual content. This movie has none. I don't like a lot of swears, but a few slipping in here and there are ok. The language in this movie is very mild. As for violence: They've seen all the super hero movies (Avengers, X Men, etc) which are more violent than this movie for sure in terms of quantity as well as in terms of gore. This was more action scenes, chases, tranquilizers, etc and yes, 1 guy shot point blank (but no blood shown). As a result, this was a great family movie night-- something we all enjoyed. Unless you really want to keep your kids from watching any kind of violence, this movie is a great choice.
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age 2+

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (15):
Kids say (57):

Make no mistake, this predictable movie is clearly part of the Mission: Impossible franchise -- by which we mean it checks off all the usual boxes. There are high-octane action sequences (one in which Hunt danges from the side of a plane as it takes off is pretty gnarly), glamorous locales (Morocco and Belarus), comedic banter between Hunt and Benji (Pegg), and super-complicated missions that require death-defying entrances with Hunt as the centerpiece.

But it's also undeniably entertaining -- and genuinely thrilling. Yes, the geopolitics are scrambled and confusing, and the villains are non-specific and generic. But by the time you hear the strains of that world-famous theme song, you'll be salivating like a Pavlovian dog. Resist all you want, but you'll be hard pressed not to succumb to Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation's charms from the first scene.

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