The Good Liar

Movie review by Tara McNamara, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 15+

Not much for kids in mature, unexpectedly violent thriller.

R 2019 109 minutes

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 8 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 4 reviews

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age 18+

this movie is NOT FOR KIDS It's only for ADULTS

there's scene of strip club, violance, murder and Sexual harassment
age 18+

Not for under 18

There are plenty of idiots leaving reviews of this film, suggesting this movie is appropriate for kids as young as 10? 13? There is a scene in a strip club, it shows women in thongs and fully bare breasted....last I checked, if you were under the age of 18 you were not aloud to walk into a strip club or view pornographic material so I don’t see how so many People are suggesting this movie is appropriate in anyway shape or form for minors? Other than that the movie is fine, it’s not terrible, it’s not amazing. I would suggest watching it on like Netflix for free rather than renting it.

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