Movie review by S. Jhoanna Robledo, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Historical epic is light on plot, heavy on carnage.

PG-13 2014 102 minutes

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 14 reviews

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age 12+

this film choose the right prespective but was poorly done

I hate hate the roman empire which would be a reason to like this movie since the Romans are the antagonists. but this film is poorly made.

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age 18+

Too much Killing!

Killing scenes are so much overused that in the end the whole movie becomes boring and predictable for adults. The real phusical events of Pompeii destruction are distorted. Very bad film for kids of any age as the aim of the director is only to produce horror.

This title has:

Too much violence

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