Sing Street

Movie review by S. Jhoanna Robledo, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

Brilliant (if edgy) musical drama celebrates creativity.

PG-13 2016 106 minutes

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 6 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 8 reviews

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age 12+

Brilliant feel-good musical drama has excellent characters, great soundtrack

Sing Street is thoughtful, uplifting, and uniquely poignant, with excellent role models (though teenagers smoke), wonderful characters, a superb soundtrack and one rollercoaster ride of a story. For young teenagers--especially those interested in music--this is an excellent choice. There is, however, slightly more swearing than in your average PG-13 movie ("s--t," "f----t," a use of "f--k") plus mild innuendos (discussion of an affair; a woman takes out what appears to a vibrator but she isn't seen actually using it). Some scenes depict characters exhibiting racism and homophobia that's surprising albeit accurate for the time period. Despite some iffy content, it'll resonate perfectly with a teenage audience.

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much swearing
age 12+

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