Old Fashioned

Movie review by Jeffrey Anderson, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

Faith-based romance argues for purity but lacks energy.

PG-13 2015 115 minutes

Parents say

age 17+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 15+

Based on 2 reviews

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age 17+

Refreshing message but more mature themes.

There’s a lot of people saying the main character treats the woman as an object but I see it as quite the opposite. He had a past of treating women as objects by videoing them doing things that were immoral, but when he met Jesus he wanted run as far from that as possible which is the attitude we are supposed to have. That even deals with his favorite Bible verse that he mentioned about old things being passed away. I don’t find the main character as being creepy at all, in all honesty I don’t see why anyone would. I see him as quite the opposite and I think that we could use more of that caution when it comes to unmarried people being alone together . I find this movie very refreshing. It does have more adult themes so I wouldn’t want a younger person to watch but I think a young man or woman could have a lot to gain from this, it shows how to be respectful vs. how not to be respectful in dating. I would much rather my daughters have boyfriends like Clay who were “overly” cautious and who didn’t want to be alone with them, than the alternative…sneaky and persuasive, only after one thing. Also I really like the old Aunt. *Also probably wouldn’t want younger kids to watch because of the sexual innuendos and drinking. That’s why I say for ages 17+

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much sex
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

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