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

age 14+

Ridiculous horror-thriller about surviving on desert island.

PG-13 2019 85 minutes

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 1 review

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Community Reviews

age 13+

A bit of swearing, a lot of cringey violence, a bit of sexual tension.

Two of the other parental reviews appear to be for the AVP world of "Prey" a higher tier film by the same name. The third claims their is no swearing... there is definitely swearing. There is also violence, prolonged sexual tension between two teenagers which does lead to a brief scene of kissing and the girl jumping on the guy... but then more violence insues... It's really a "B" movie. One that is both nonsensical and terrible to watch. If you dont like "B rated horror movies" pass this one up. If you dont mind your child being exposed to depictions of hunting of animals and humans, implied cannibalism, teenage sexual tension and kissing, cursing, crimes of homicide outside of the teen's home at night.. then this may be ok to watch. Personally, I am on the fence if I would ever let me kids watch this. And I'm certainly not impressed enough with this B movie to ever watch it again. It really depends on individual maturity for the children, nothing in it is so obscene nor graphic to the point where I would ban the film, I'd have it for a more mature audience based off or your child's individual maturity.
age 15+

Very violent but worth a watch (if you're an adult)

I am incredibly shocked by the reviews saying 11+. You have seriously questionable parenting if you let an 11 year old watch this! It is very gory, you see skinned animals, peoples and animals spines being ripped out, heads being ripped off, legs being amputated (by the predator) etc etc. There's little to no swearing. The lead character is female and strong willed, as a strong willed female myself I like that! I'd say she's a good role model in that sense. I just can't get past the amount of gore and violence. No child should be seeing that. If you're an adult wanting a review then it's worth watching. Not as good as the original but not bad! Just don't watch it with your child.

This title has:

Too much violence

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