Shame

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

age 18+

Powerful drama about sex addiction is NOT for kids.

NC-17 2011 101 minutes

Parents say

age 18+

Based on 9 reviews

Kids say

age 16+

Based on 5 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 16+

Fassbender is mesmerizing

Full disclosure: Michael Fassbender is one of my biggest celebrity crushes and favorite actors. But to be honest the crush comes first lol. My attraction to him aside, he’s excellent as the lead here. He treats everything with such sincerity. This film is extremely graphic but also very realistic about what addiction can do to a persons life. There’s many extreme sex scenes that involve rough penetration. One scene involves several sexual acts in a dark sex club. There’s lots of male and female nudity. Profanity is run of the mill R material. There’s also one disturbing scene involving self abuse, some blood is shown.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
age 18+

Full on drama sex film explores sex addiction

This is a very good drama that contains very graphic sex scenes and graphic nudity is definetly not for kids.Adults only

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much swearing

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