The Best Years of Our Lives

Movie review by Nell Minow, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

Fine movie for families with older kids.

NR 1946 172 minutes

Parents say

age 10+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 2 reviews

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age 8+

A fine, beautiful movie!

PG: drug usages
age 11+

Essential film for families.

Essential viewing for families, especially appropriate on Veterans Day. Superb screenplay, acting, choreography. Thoughtful and a depiction of American society before the affluence of the fifties.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

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