The Ice Road

Movie review by Brian Costello, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

Thrilling action movie has some violence, swearing.

PG-13 2021 103 minutes

Parents say

age 8+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 3 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 11+

Intense, Good for 11+

I watched this with my 11 and 15yr old girls. My 11yr old was on the edge of her seat. She’s sensitive and doesn’t take well to too much violence, so this was a good balance. There’s one scene in the beginning where someone sacrifices his life to save the others. It’s a dramatic scene. There were also some teaching moments for me and I was able to discuss the treatment of people with disabilities and about relations with Native/indigenous people of Canada. We even looked up ice roads after the movie. There are curse words, violence (no horrific scenes), but no sex or nudity. I recommend it.
age 4+

The ice road

Annoyed at the lack of research to make the first dramatic scene realistic. Living in northern Ontario, and even for the general public having a tv show about ice roads, you never drive with your door closed, nor do you park there loaded trailers on the ice in one spot “we are going back” fool. And the lack of Canadians is apparent. Disappointed thoroughly

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