Movie review by Charles Cassady Jr., Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Beowulf with aliens and lots of gore, violence.

R 2009 115 minutes

Parents say

age 18+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 17+

Based on 2 reviews

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age 18+

Not for young children

First, I've only finished season one and just begun season two. I may have to update this if I continue to watch.... The great - the acting is amazing, especially Claire and Jaime. So believable and moving. I also love the story line and historical content. The bad - way too many sex scenes. Did the writer and producers not have enough content to complete a series without long, drawn out sex scenes. I think we all got the chemistry between Claire and Jaime without all of these. Makes family watching pretty much out and frankly just gets old. The appalling, disgusting and sadistic - seriously, do we need to see rape in so much detail? Literally made me sick to my stomach. I'm guessing that's the intent but why? Who wants to watch another persons sadistic behavior? Another sadist? When you have to fast forward through scene after scene there's something wrong with the content. You just made a 5 star series unwatchable for some, shorter for others and simply aggrevating for me. Knocked a star off just for these scenes.

This title has:

Too much sex

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