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

age 15+

Fatal Attraction "lite" too risque for young teens.

PG-13 2009 101 minutes

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age 14+

Based on 8 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 19 reviews

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age 15+

Perfect for older kids i.e. above 18

The importance of self control. The married man could have opted to sleep with the young sexy assistant but he was obligated to his wife and really wanted his marriage to work. Also parents watching with their kids should let them know that this is a movie but that in real life, murder should never be an option to solve differences

This title has:

Too much swearing
Great role models
age 16+

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Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
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Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

Movie Details

  • In theaters: April 24, 2009
  • On DVD or streaming: August 4, 2009
  • Cast: Ali Larter, Beyoncé, Idris Elba
  • Director: Steve Shill
  • Studio: Screen Gems
  • Genre: Thriller
  • Run time: 101 minutes
  • MPAA rating: PG-13
  • MPAA explanation: sexual material including some suggestive dialogue, some violence and thematic content
  • Last updated: April 13, 2022

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