Perfect Sisters

Movie review by Brian Costello, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 17+

Murder, booze, drugs in melodramatic true-crime movie.

NR 2014 100 minutes

Parents say

age 17+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 15+

Based on 3 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 17+

Definitely not for kids.

This movie is basically for young adults. There’s no way a kid should be exposed to this movie. There’s a scene where the mom, and her boyfriend were either having sex, or about to, and it was disturbing. The exposure to addiction was pretty strong.

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Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 17+

This true story hits home, but is NOT for kids

I loved perfect sisters, for it's realism. It is based on a true story and I first heard about the production a few years ago because I follow Georgie Henley. Both lead actresses pass of very solid performances. It hit home for me as someone coming from an abusive childhood. It truly portrays the emotion that you go through, when being in that kind of situation. This movie would have been rated R, most likely, had it been in major theatres. It is, in my opinion, quality for older and mature teenagers that can sit down with parents and talk about the effects of abuse on children and a family. Despite what the two girls in the film (Sandra and Beth) chose to do is wrong, they are two sisters that have been through the worst and do not leave one another behind. It is a film for a family with older children, that want to learn, and can discuss things with their parents.

This title has:

Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

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