The Boys in the Band

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

age 17+

Play-based drama has language and nudity.

R 2020 121 minutes

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 15+

Based on 1 review

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age 15+

Of historical and personal value

The movie is provocative mainly in terms of the characters and their interactions. Of course, the scenes of nudity, drinking and smoking, and swearwords might also be provocative for some people. However, the movie provides some interesting insight in the gay community (and gay psyche) of the pre-HIV era, as well as in the "hidden character" of those days – especially the effect it had on individuals. The movies has an extraordinary cast, and is well executed.

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