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Parents' Guide to

The Losers

By Jeffrey M. Anderson, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Violent but quirky movie aimed at teen comic book fans.

Movie PG-13 2010 98 minutes
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Community Reviews

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Based on 6 parent reviews

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Only let your teens see this one.

For me "The losers" is one film you should only let teenagers see...and that`s despite the fact it is based on a comic strip. It is a great action film i hasten to add.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (6 ):
Kids say (8 ):

The Losers has the brisk, breezy energy of a good "B" movie; the pace never lags, and the action -- with the help of lots of tongue-in-cheek slow-motion footage -- looks terrific. The cast is immensely likeable, and they all seem to click with one another, forming a tight-knit group whose camaraderie is infectious. It helps that the movie kicks off with the group charging into a danger zone to rescue 25 innocent kids.

Jason Patric turns in an interesting, offbeat performance as "Max," the elusive and powerful villain, relishing his terrible acts and looking forward to a world wiped clean by war weapons. To be sure, the violence in the movie is strong, and maintains a sexy undercurrent -- but it all remains securely in the comic-book realm, making it a fun, if edgy choice for teens.

Movie Details

  • In theaters: April 23, 2010
  • On DVD or streaming: July 20, 2010
  • Cast: Chris Evans , Jeffrey Dean Morgan , Zoe Saldana
  • Director: Sylvain White
  • Inclusion Information: Female actors, Black actors, Latino actors
  • Studio: Warner Bros.
  • Genre: Action/Adventure
  • Run time: 98 minutes
  • MPAA rating: PG-13
  • MPAA explanation: sequences of intense action and violence, a scene of sensuality and language
  • Last updated: August 16, 2023

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