The Divergent Series: Insurgent

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

age 14+

Dystopian sequel ups romance factor; still very violent.

PG-13 2015 119 minutes

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 14 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 71 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 11+

Could be better.

This movie was more related to the book than Divergent was I only found three differences between the book and the movie .

This title has:

Too much sex
age 15+

Still Tells Great Story but More Romance/Violence

There is more sex and violence in this adaption for the Divergent series. It isn't quite as good but stays fine.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex

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