The Master

Movie review by S. Jhoanna Robledo, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 17+

Intense, evocative drama examines faith, compulsion.

R 2012 136 minutes

Parents say

age 17+

Based on 6 reviews

Kids say

age 15+

Based on 6 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 18+

Gratuitous full frontal nudity.

There is a lot of violence and sex and nudity in this movie. In a scene where men are completely clothed, a dozen women are paraded about completely naked. This scene is extremely objectifying and gratuitous.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
age 14+

"The Master" teaches how to have faith in people regardless of hopeless they maybe

I believe that this film can be watched by 14 year old children and above . The vast amount of alcohol drinking in the movie sometimes mixed with paint thinner :-( is quite scary and at the same time quite humorous. It seems that the protagonist and the antagonist grow as a result of each other and because they are on completely opposite sides of the sociological spectrum one learns how to let go and the other learns how to be self-aware. I really like the effects of the continuous juxtaposition and believe that "yes" opposites attract and can grow as a result of each other.

This title has:

Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

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