Patriots Day

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

age 17+

Tense, exhausting story of 2013 Boston Marathon bombing.

R 2016 130 minutes

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 5 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 22 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 16+

Good movie based on a true story is very tense and violent

This is a good movie that contains some very tense moments and some bloody violence.Best for mature teens

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much violence
age 10+

Great movie but depends on your kid

This movie is very good and the pacing is good too. It's very intense, entertaining, and interesting. It shows the terrorist and their victims and how the FBI found them and overall it's a great movie. It's also historically accurate. I would recommend this for anyone that can handle this movie because my 10 year old son watched this and was fine. Violence- 4/5- Blood puddles after bombing, shooting, man run over by a car. Language- 4/5- lots of f bombs but it gets better as it goes on. Sex- 2/5- man in underwear/ kissing in bed.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much violence
Too much swearing

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