The Dark Tower

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

age 14+

Awful, violent, revenge-filled Stephen King adaptation.

PG-13 2017 95 minutes

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 15 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 20 reviews

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age 16+


I am only commenting because I was surprised that no one mentioned the fact that the villain tortures the child protagonist's mother to death while taunting her that she can't save her child now. And, because the child is psychic, he sees/experiences what happened to his mother after the fact. Theoretically overdone and stupid, yes, and the actual burning the mother to death bit isn't shown, but it was still really f-ed up to watch. I didn't like to watch it and I wouldn't want my kids watching it.

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Too much violence
age 13+

Great Movie

I loved the movie quite a bit. Though it was quite violent. But the storyline is pretty interesting. I would watch again.

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