Star Wars: Episode VII: The Force Awakens

Movie review by Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 10+

Epic Star Wars sequel delivers great performances, action.

PG-13 2015 136 minutes

Parents say

age 9+

Based on 107 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 267 reviews

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A horrible movie for a star wars fan

its trash
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