The King of Staten Island

Movie review by Jeffrey Anderson, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Funny, touching Pete Davidson story has profanity, drug use.

R 2020 136 minutes

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 9 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 10 reviews

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age 16+

Okay, but strong

The king of staten island is a good movie. There's one minor sex scene at the beginning, but nothing is shown. This movie shares a STRONG message of drug use. There are MULTIPLE scenes where people are shown vaping, smoking, drinking, and talking about many other drugs. There's a scene when a man is shown all bloody because of an unknown cause. Lots of cursing. Even though this movie is a little strong on drugs, it spreads a great message of trying to figure out life.

This title has:

Great messages
Too much violence
Too much swearing
Too much consumerism
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 16+

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