Sudden Impact

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

age 17+

'80s cop-drama sequel has rape, murder, revenge.

R 1983 117 minutes

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age 15+

Decent but brutal cop thriller

This is not a great film by all means but it is fairly good and entertaining. This film is probably the most violent Dirty Harry film in the entire trilogy. There are plenty of gunfights with numerous casualties and there is more blood in them then the previous outings. The sexual content includes rape with some breasts seen but it is more brutal than sexual. There is not much smoking but there is mild alcohol consumption. Harry is not a great role model due to his unorthodox methods but at the end of the day he is just doing his job. The secondary female character is vengeful and uses violence for revenge. I would recommend watching this first before letting your kids watch this. I would rate this film 15 for strong bloody violence and sexual content including a brutal rape scene.

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Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

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