Ten Thousand Saints

Movie review by S. Jhoanna Robledo, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 17+

'80s-set teen drama has lots of drug use, profanity.

R 2015 104 minutes

Parents say

age 17+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 15+

Based on 2 reviews

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age 17+

Movie with great cast good for older teens.

I enjoyed this movie. I think it is a film that would be enjoyable for older, mature teens, but I could see where some adults wouldn't like it. The only reason I watched this movie was because Asa Butterfield has a lead role in it. I'm a big fan of Butterfield and am always interested to see what he has up his sleeve. Ethan Hawk (an under-rated actor, in my opinion) was great as well, as was Haylee Stienfeld. Other than the talent involved, I thought the other major plus of the movie was the themes it contained. There were some truly touching moments. The character arks were all very well done. As far as story goes, there is really nothing ground-breaking to be discussed. For parents: a lot of language, drugs, some sex, and very questionable parenting. As I said earlier though, there are some good themes and lessons. This movie deserves higher than 3 stars, but it's not quite worthy of 4 either!

This title has:

Great messages
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

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