Son of a Gun

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

age 18+

Violent, vivid Aussie gangster film too edgy for most teens.

R 2015 108 minutes

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 17+

Based on 1 review

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Community Reviews

age 13+

Racism throughout!?

age 13+

Violent movie but yet teens can watch this!

This movie is violent with plenty of intense scenes! My 13 year old kid watched it and said it was fine! So it wasn't that intense but intense!

This title has:

Too much violence

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