Priceless

Movie review by Yvonne Condes, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

Strong message, weak story in faith-based trafficking drama.

PG-13 2016 97 minutes

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 8 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 8 reviews

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age 12+

This “weak faith-based” movie was one of the best movies i’ve watched with my family

I think this is a great movie. It doesn’t cover up the truth about sex trafficking and provides a good opportunity to talk to our teens about the reality and danger of sex trafficking. I’m disappointed with the common sense reviews. They give better ratings to movies with graphic violence, cursing & sex. Overall, I highly recommend this movie.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
age 16+

Should have been rated R

Right off the bat this is a great movie with a great message. The story is strong and surprisingly well acted considering the relative inexperience of some of the cast. Characters are relatable and show great courage and compassion particular the depiction of James willing to do anything for the girl he loves. If I have one complaint it is that it feel too short and as if they did not explore enough of events in sufficient detail. There is a book version (also by Joel Smallbone) which I just finished, and in my opinion it is far better than the movie providing much more detail and vivid character development. However it is also grittier and less family friendly than the movie is trimmed down to be. I give it four stars for the story and characters but I think this one would be better if it were targeted more to adults and had more impact with an R rating.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models

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