The Crazies

Movie review by Jeffrey Anderson, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 18+

Gory, scary horror remake with anti-military message.

R 2010 101 minutes

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 16 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 29 reviews

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age 17+

Dissapoint movie.

Warning: Spoilers This is yet another re-make of a George A. Romero horror flick from 1973, that somebody obviously thought they could put a better slant on. They thought wrong. Yet another of these modern, cookie cutter horror flicks that substitutes cheap jump scenes and sudden loud bangs for real, effective scares, the film completely fails to generate any sense of fear or suspense, with a story that makes no sense and fails to get properly resolved at the end. Even with a really short running time, it manages to be a long slog to sit through, if it hasn't managed to send you 'crazy' by then.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 16+

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