The Favourite

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

age 16+

Vicious, darkly funny, brilliantly cast costume dramedy.

R 2018 119 minutes

Parents say

age 17+

Based on 24 reviews

Kids say

age 16+

Based on 12 reviews

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age 16+

Extremely strong portrayals and a direction that does not let up

Colman and Weisz rule this film! And strong support from Hoult. Lanthimos has a strong vision and he makes the most of it with these top notch performances. The production design of the film is clear and sharp and the film's tension carries us through to the end. Lanthimos does not let up, even when you think he is...he doesn't. Stone holds her own, but the film belongs to Colman and Weisz and we are all the better for it.
age 17+

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing

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Our Editors Recommend

For kids who love strong female characters

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