The Man with the Iron Fists

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

age 16+

Violent but blah martial arts tribute from rapper RZA.

R 2012 96 minutes

Parents say

age 16+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 16+

Based on 4 reviews

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age 14+

Iron Fist

I think this movie is for kids 14+ because I watched most of it myself and it kind of bothered me. The episode that really bothered me was episode 7. I’m really good about movies and shows like this, but this show just crossed the line for me because I’ve watched Hunger Games, Stranger Things, and other movies like this. Anyway I hope this feedback helped you. Thanks for reading!

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 18+

Disgusting Sexual Content

Be aware that this movie contains EXTREMELY suggestive sexual content. I was a fan of Russell Crowe until this film came out, and now I'm disappointed in his lack of morality. He debases himself by being a man-whore on camera with enough implied information to excite the fantasies of children in puberty. Aka... the content is not subliminal and won't go over the heads of children. This is not for kids... and shouldn't be watched by or performed by adults either.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex

Movie Details

  • In theaters: November 2, 2012
  • On DVD or streaming: February 12, 2013
  • Cast: Lucy Liu, Russell Crowe, RZA
  • Director: RZA
  • Studio: Universal Pictures
  • Genre: Action/Adventure
  • Run time: 96 minutes
  • MPAA rating: R
  • MPAA explanation: bloody violence, strong sexuality, language and brief drug use
  • Last updated: April 13, 2022

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