Suicide Squad

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

age 14+

DC's antiheroes disappoint in muddled, violent mess.

PG-13 2016 130 minutes

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 81 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 302 reviews

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age 18+

First 20-30 min -R-

I would not let a kid under 18 watch this. Violence is one thing but this feature is shock full of twisted behavior with a good bit of aggressive sexual innuendo thrown in the mix. Women sexualized, mistreated. Good guys vs bad guys is a given but this film takes it to another level. Characters who enjoy killing are portrayed as heroes. It is not obvious what their motivations are; helping the good guys win or just hurting others for the sake of hurting them. The ’good guys’ in control treat those under them disrespectfully and inhumanely.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
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age 10+

it kinda sucks.

ok, theres violence and language. there, good enough for ya? just warning you, THIS MOVIE ABSOLUTLEY SUCKS. really, don't waste your time.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much swearing

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