The Longest Day

Movie review by Renee Longstreet, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 12+

Authentic 3-hour WWII D-Day drama; no graphic violence.

G 1962 179 minutes

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 2 reviews

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age 13+

A great movie about the invasion of Normandy "D-Day!" But Don't be fooled by the G rating!

A classic movie, with amazing war scenes before the use of CGI! Though it is rated G, G ratings were different back then. If it were to be rated now, it would most likely be a PG or PG-13. Since it is a war movie, you'd probably expected deaths, and your right! Countless of soldiers are killed throughout the film. You'll see dozens of people dying during the sands of Normandy. Many deaths show no to little blood, but a few occasions you will see a person with a bloody patched up wound. Or blood around the face area. Many uses of swear words are said, about a couple of dozens uses of H*ll & D*amn, and one use of B**tard.

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