The Fanatic

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

age 16+

Mean, violent thriller stumbles in depiction of autism.

R 2019 90 minutes

Parents say

age 18+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 3 reviews

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age 18+

The Fanatic

John Travolta is an amazing actor. His acting in this movie isn't like anything you have seen from him and he was awesome! I love him forever!
age 18+

Its okay for Adults

Woman in a low cut dress showing hard nipples Woman getting killed Other people getting violently killed

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much swearing

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