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Rim of the World

By Barbara Shulgasser-Parker, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Kids save the world from bloody aliens; language, violence.

Movie NR 2019 98 minutes
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this movie.

Community Reviews

age 16+

Based on 81 parent reviews

age 18+

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I would give this zero stars if I could! I cannot believe that this is marketed as a kid movie! Way too many sexual references, talk about sex, alcohol use in the beginning by the camp counselors and tons of bad words. Lasted about 20 minutes hoping it would get better, but finally gave up and turned it off. Don't bother. I'm disgusted this is for kids.

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much swearing
3 people found this helpful.
age 16+

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Wow. Had to shut this movie off after about 15 minutes. Should have checked here first. Definitely not appropriate for anyone under the age of at least 16. (Use discretion! I wouldn’t let my 16 year old watch this!) Too many bad words and sexual references. Let our kids be kids!!!

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much swearing
3 people found this helpful.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (81 ):
Kids say (53 ):

The kids who would enjoy the simplistic, unlikely plot of this moviee the most are probably too young for the intensity of its violence and frequency of its cursing. These words are mostly uttered by the 13-year-old cast members. Sexual references also make a viewer wonder who the filmmakers thought they were making this for. It's unlikely parents will want their 10-year-olds asking them for definitions of "Lithuanian smoothie" or "c--k block." And although clever adult references suggest that the writers are clever people, Rim of the World just feels like a remake of Jurassic Park, or Gremlins, or any number of other man vs. monster tales.

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