The Devil All the Time

Movie review by Jennifer Green, Common Sense Media
The Devil All the Time Poster Image

Common Sense says

age 18+

Gripping drama has disturbing violence, sex, language.

R 2020 139 minutes

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 5 reviews

Kids say

age 15+

Based on 34 reviews

Did we miss something on diversity?

Research shows a connection between kids' healthy self-esteem and positive portrayals in media. That's why we've added a new "Diverse Representations" section to our reviews that will be rolling out on an ongoing basis. You can help us help kids by suggesting a diversity update.

A Lot or a Little?

The parents' guide to what's in this movie.

Community Reviews

age 18+

Too much penis and tit! Not for kids at all!

I liked the story which was great it was more of real life than a made up movie. If watching with your family like wife or husband beware of a topless woman in multiple pictures and a man's penis is shown in multiple pictures but really can't see much except 1 picture of a fully hard full shown dick. Stop with this nude stuff. I would have liked this movie so much more if it didn't have nudity in it.

This title has:

Too much sex
age 13+

Very great but not recommended for younger or innocent teens and childrenit

although it is a great movie there is a lot of violence, gore, and sex. while teens these days are exposed to stuff like this I would recommend keeping this movie away from innocent teens and children. really great movie for mature folks.

This title has:

Great messages
Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much consumerism
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

Movie Details

Our Editors Recommend

  • Blue Velvet Poster Image

    Blue Velvet

    Surreal, graphic shocker of small-town sin.

    age 18+
  • True Detective Poster Image

    True Detective

    Unsettling crimes make for complicated character studies.

    age 18+
  • Deliverance Poster Image

    Deliverance

    Classic '70s adventure has brutal, disturbing violence.

    age 18+
  • Twin Peaks Poster Image

    Twin Peaks

    Surreal cult hit might be too disturbing for teens.

    age 14+

Themes & Topics

Browse titles with similar subject matter.

  • Cartoon picture of a book
    Book Characters
    See all

Common Sense Media's unbiased ratings are created by expert reviewers and aren't influenced by the product's creators or by any of our funders, affiliates, or partners.

See how we rate