The New Mutants

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

age 14+

Groundbreaking elements, but violent X-Men tale falls short.

PG-13 2020 99 minutes

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 14 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 33 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 16+

Not like the others

My son has seen a lot of the marvel and dc movies. This movie was nothing like it. Lots of scary scenes. Not what I expected from a PG 13 movie.

This title has:

Too much violence
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age 11+

Great conflict resolution movie

I watched this with my 11 year old daughter. She wanted to watch it primarily because of her love of Anya Taylor Joy. I thought it was a great movie to showcase female empowerment, and appreciated the lesbian relationship which was a good talking point. Also, it navigated conflict and conflict resolution very poignantly and successfully. My daughter thought it was wonderful!!!!

This title has:

Great messages

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