The Many Saints of Newark

Movie review by Tara McNamara, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 17+

Sopranos prequel is out of whack; violence, sex, smoking.

R 2021 120 minutes

Parents say

age 18+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 1 review

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Community Reviews

age 17+

Bravo Mr. David Chase, cast, and crew.

This film was amazing Alessandro Nivola did an awesome job. This movie did not let me down one bit I finally got that missing piece from all of the legendary mentions and stories of Dickie Moltesanti from the earlier series. Michael Gandolfini did a great job as a young Tony. I’m sure Jim is looking down at him and is proud of what he’s accomplished. All in all, David Chase should be proud of himself. He is iconic and undoubtedly one of my favorite storytellers of all time. Don’t ever stop
age 18+

Hollywood“Woke” flop

Did not stick to the scrip and no story line waste of time and money….

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