The Night Clerk

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

age 16+

Sympathetic character with Asperger's in mature crime story.

R 2020 90 minutes

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 2 reviews

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age 13+

A surprisingly candid view of Asperger syndrome ...

... and you wouldn't read that in most early reviews. A smart film and beautifully played by Tye Sheridan and by the gorgeous Ana de Armas - my introduction to this actress.

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age 15+
While the main character played having Aspergers really well, I don’t think the director could figure out what to do from there. The movie was all over the place with a very poorly thought out story and it gets to the point where it’s almost as if the director doesn’t even know what he’s doing anymore so the movie just randomly ends with no closure. I normally don’t write reviews but this movie was so disappointing and bad I had to. They should have stuck with the kid having Aspergers and ran with that... not whatever murder story they tried to play out. Wouldn’t recommend to any age, as there are much better movies to watch instead.

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