The Guilty

Movie review by Jennifer Green, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Language, descriptions of violence in tense remake.

R 2021 90 minutes

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 15+

Based on 4 reviews

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age 13+

Tense, upsetting remake has tons of language and disturbing content

The Guilty (2021) follows a distraught 911 operator attempting to aid a kidnapped woman. Throughout expect strong language and auditory violence. VIOLENCE: MILD Plenty of violence can be heard over phone call and other disturbing things are revealed as well. Nothing is shown, only heard. These things include a severely injured, presumed dead baby (we hear about blood splatters, “snakes” in his stomach) however it is revealed he is okay later on, a woman grabs a hand brake and the phone suddenly hangs up, we hear about a man panicking while on speed, we hear a few brief fights and violent arguments, a woman is heard attacking a man with a brick before the phone suddenly hangs up, we hear about a 6 year old girl covered in her baby brothers blood, we hear about a woman covered in her babies and husbands blood, we briefly see cops approaching a car with a gun. LANGUAGE: SEVERE Around 59 uses of “f*ck” which is near constant with the films hour and a half run time along with frequent use of “sh*t” and infrequent use of “b*tch”, “a**hole”, “hell” and “damn”. Nearly all the language is used in a strong, aggressive manner which makes each use of profanity hit harder. DRUG CONTENT: MILD We hear a man overdosing on speed and panicking saying he cannot breath. The 911 operator asks if he shot up or snorted the drug before he hangs up in panic. A 911 operator asks several people if they drank or did drugs. SEXUAL CONTENT: MILD A man is mugged by a prostitution beard over phone call, he describes the woman very specifically telling the 911 operator she is “voluptuous” and he is concerned his wife will find out. Non-graphic, brief. OVERALL: 13+ for language throughout and intense sequences

This title has:

Too much swearing
age 10+

11

A lot of swearing nice detail not to bad no blood no nothing but swearing

This title has:

Too much swearing

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