Okja

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

age 15+

Extreme peril, swearing in violent eco-fable.

NR 2017 118 minutes

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 18 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 32 reviews

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age 15+

What the heck was that??

My 15-year-old son watched this movie for a school assignment. Since he's doing school at home, I watched with him. What the heck? This is a very violent movie, from the beatings during the parade to the previously mentioned pig rape scene, to the meat production line. Lots and lots of f-bombs. We both asked, who is the intended audience for this film? I'm into unusual movies, but this was not something I would recommend to anyone.

This title has:

Too much violence
age 13+

Tells about the greed of the Meat industry

This film educates people on greed, and animal welfare, it is an accurate description of how our society mistreats animals. It has great messages and role models, trying desperately to do the right thing and fighting for justice. There is some punching, hitting, mild blood, and shock prods. Nothing too graphic but it is all used in a way making it sad and meaningful. The biggest issue is probably the language, with around 30-40 F bombs, a bit more than expected some even seeming unnecessary. Overall this film educates others about important issues, and should be viewed by many.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much swearing

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