The Ghost Writer

Movie review by S. Jhoanna Robledo, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 15+

Intense, masterful political thriller OK for older teens.

PG-13 2010 128 minutes

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 8 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 15+

BORING!

Unbelievably dull. I'm not even gong to continue writing about it. Parents: There' some sex and violence, plus language. bottom Line: Sorry for the negativity, but this movie is terrible. Not my cup of tea. Thanks for reading! - Movie Man

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Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
age 12+

Greatest Suspenseful Mystery

Very interesting story. Suspenseful. I loved this movie. There is this whole mystery being solved during this movie. You really have to like this sort of movie unless you can pull out the greatest idea.

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