The Ides of March

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

age 16+

Smart, cynical thriller deals in political excesses.

R 2011 102 minutes

Parents say

age 18+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 15+

Based on 7 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 18+

Great excuse to go out on your own

I knew this was going to be very explicit with loads of bad language so it gave me an excuse to go watch something by myself for once, whilst not feeling bad for the kids. Although I was disappointed that there new ideas in this film. American politics should not be forced on people and cats.

This title has:

Too much swearing
age 18+

Great political thriller

Since the other two reviews are both by teens younger than the age that they recommended I figured that I would post one that actually might help. The only reason that I say it is not for kids is because I highly doubt that anyone without at least a general knowledge on politics and publicity revolved around that it will be hard to understand and come across as a very boring movie. For politics fans, the movie is thrilling and powerful. It is very well acted. The language is extremely vulgar with frequent use of F**k, S**t, Godd**n, etc. I do not see anyone under the age of 17 enjoying this film except for maybe some smart teens who love Politics.

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much swearing

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