The Moth Diaries

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

age 17+

Angst-ridden teen horror movie has suicide themes.

R 2012 82 minutes

Parents say

age 16+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 1 review

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age 16+


For some reason, I really wanted to like this movie. The trailer seemed interesting but the film turned out dull and didn't make much sense. The theme felt like it's been done before, I can''t put my finger on which movie. I almost didn't watch it all but managed to get through it. It's slow moving. Violence is pretty gory. Language isn't too bad for cursing, but there's one "f" word and several sex-related words. Sexual content includes a few dream-like scenes. A quick scene of nudity (bare breast) during sex and partial nudity, a teacher kisses his student, lots of sex talk, two females appear in bed together but nothing is shown. Pot is used in a couple scenes by a group of girls with some bad reactions. Not recommended for young teens.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

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