The Other Boleyn Girl

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

age 15+

Lush historical drama is engrossing but mature.

PG-13 2008 114 minutes

Parents say

age 16+

Based on 12 reviews

Kids say

age 15+

Based on 18 reviews

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age 18+


This movie should not have been rated pg-13 it should have been rated R. The movie description explains the movie as two sisters in love with the king. It did not give way to the dark and twisted turns the movie would take. If it had, I would not have watched it. As an adult I was both traumatized and shocked by the rape and incest scenes. Not to mention the numerous sex and graphic miscarriage scenes. This movie is not suitable for kids period and not suitable for adults either.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
1 person found this helpful.
age 17+

Do not let your child watch this

Do not let your child watch this movie. My 14yo watched it, thinking it would be interesting, and ended up traumatized by it. I don't think by anyone's account scenes of rape and incest are appropriate for children to watch. My child was really upset by it, and it should absolutely not be rated PG-13.

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