Superman IV: The Quest for Peace

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

age 8+

Terrible '80s sequel has violence, nuclear weapons.

PG 1987 90 minutes

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 8+

Based on 13 reviews

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age 10+

Classic to see.

This is an excellent movie for all and still holds up fairly well.

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Educational value
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age 13+

Superman and Supergirl Movie Review by Tucker Martin

"F--k," "s--t," "damn," "hell," "a--hole," "son of a bitch," "bastard," "d--kwad," "screwed," "balls," "f--king," "d--k," "crap," "bulls--t."

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