The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Movie review by Charles Cassady Jr., Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 15+

Potent Italian-Western shoot-'em up/war drama.

R 1967 161 minutes

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 11 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 71 reviews

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age 10+

Good film, it should be okay to watch with older kids and teens.

I watched this movie with my parents when I was only 10 or 11, and honestly there was no 'uncomfortable' scenes or anything like that, the movie itself might be a little long but I personally think it's one of the best movies I've watched, so go for it. (The only thing that might be too much is swearing)

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Too much swearing
age 7+

Great trilogy

Our boys watched the trilogy when they were 8 and 10. They loved all three. I coukdnt believe they sat through them as so long!! It is tame but gripping. To put this in context, our ten yr old found Ghost Busters terrifying after first five minutes so couldnt watch it. But he loved all 9 hours of this trilogy. They are 16 and 14 now and still say these are some of their favourite films. Really not violent at all by today's standards. The rude words made them giggle at times but this is not offensive language by today's standards. To put this in context both boys still refuse to watch Blazing Saddles as they do not find the racially offensive language acceptable. This was considered irony when I was younger but the boys turned Blazing Saddles off after five minutes. Anyway, thoroughly recommend this trilogy! Some kids might find it slow and long. But it's safe.

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