The Devil's Rejects

Movie review by Cynthia Fuchs, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 18+

A family of sadistic killers—a big no for kids.

R 2005 101 minutes

Parents say

age 17+

Based on 21 reviews

Kids say

age 16+

Based on 24 reviews

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age 18+

Rob Zombie is the Almighty Devil

The Devi's Rejects overwhelmingly has the feel of a fan film for horror heads. A horror fan myself, I enjoy it very much but it is a plain fact that this film is not for everyone. There is extreme violence, torture, rape, language, graphic drug and alcohol use, prostitution, and sadism. Supposedly admirable characters such as the Sheriff commit much of the violence and are not the law enforcement tracking down evil to protect and serve we often find in the horror genera. To me this is good character writing and John Quincy Wydell is my favorite Rob Zombie character, but his conduct will disturb and upset many viewers. The characters are well drawn and memorable but far from admirable. The dialogue is funny and clever, but is a specific type of humor not everyone with appreciate. Featuring crazy and fascinating characters, an engaging script, and a terrific soundtrack, this is a fun movie for horror fans and Rob Zombie fans. However it will find a more limited audience than even most horror and I can't honestly recommend it to most people despite loving it myself.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 18+

Great movie, not for kids

For true horror fans, like myself, this is a must see. It breaks every rule in the horror genre and really makes your skin crawl. It’s sick and twisted but it’s wacky, hilarious, and genius all at the same time. The whole firefly series is great. Just definitely keep all kids under 18 away from this. It’s definitely only something one should watch if you have a mature concept between right and wrong, fact and fiction.

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