The Dark Knight Rises

Movie review by Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 15+

Bale's final Batman is as gritty and dark as the first two.

PG-13 2012 164 minutes

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 45 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 242 reviews

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age 14+

Lots of action and crime.

If you watch this movie watch out for some bloody shootouts and crime. Plus some bad language.

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Too much violence
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age 11+

Good for kids 11 and up

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