The American

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

age 17+

Taut, mature drama examines the life of a lone assassin.

R 2010 95 minutes

Parents say

age 17+

Based on 13 reviews

Kids say

age 17+

Based on 2 reviews

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age 18+

Sexually prolonged graphic nudity

I was suprised about the sex scene in this movie. A little nudity is okay, but the main sex scene with a prostitute is like porn! He did encounter her earlier in the film and she stripped and posed for him, with breasts and pubic hair on display, but no sex. The second time it was totally ott... First of all it was all about her nudity - whilst laying on the bed he sucked her nipples, then went down on her and although you didn’t see what he was doing, the scene was filmed from a low angle close up to her breasts, whilst her face was in the distance showing pleasure. This went in for 3 or 4 minutes and then he turned her iver and again it was all focusing on her breasts! After another few minutes, they then sat and had a cigarette and talked, all the time she was totally naked. In total, i would say 10 mins of female nudity, which kind if put me off enjoying the rest of the boring film!

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Too much sex
age 18+

Great movie! Some will find faults but I dug it.

Loved the whole thing. Tried reading the book but didn't get into it What I wonder is why do the killers who find Jack send him a pnewspaper clipping about killed prostitutes ? Why warn him? The killer isn't a professional and Jack dispatches him quickly. Why does it take Jack so long to realize Paulo has betrayed him and why does Paulo betray him? There's more to this story. The beginning starts with some one wanting to kill Jack in a remote location. How did they find him if. It for Paulo? After reading a few reviews just now I find it humorous how some of the younger reviews are put off by thensex. That's real life as I see it as a 51 year old. One day they may understand.... and too bad that some can't appreciate the slow serious tone of the movie. It hits home for many who travel or work alone.

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