Silverado

Movie review by Barbara Shulgasser-Parker, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

Classic '80s Western has violence, language.

PG-13 1985 133 minutes

Parents say

age 11+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 10+

Based on 1 review

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age 10+

Classic Western

Brotherhood, defense of principles and of the weak, and courage are all positive attributes presented in this classic Western. It’s as violent as the old west likely was, but the difference between those times and now are more evident to children than many might think. This is a tale wherein ingenuity, courage, conviction, selflessness, and good all ultimately triumph over evil, and as such it’s a pretty positive message for children. Without heroism in our literature and lore there would be no more heroes.

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age 12+

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models

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