The Pacific

Movie review by Will Wade, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Intense drama for older teens about less-known side of WWII.

NR 2010 400 minutes

Parents say

age 16+

Based on 18 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 12 reviews

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age 17+

Puts imagery and emotion to history books!

Although brutal beyond measure, it is a necessary reminder of the cost of our freedom. Our family paused on many occasions to talk about the overall timeline of WWII and help connect our children's classroom lessons to what it was really like. A tip: This does have enough sex and nudity to make me cautious with teenagers. However, I would quickly scrub through the episode before viewing and I then knew where I would need to skip forward some. It worked well for us.
age 14+

Good for a certain type of child

This series is an accurate depiction of the war in the pacific theater, to obviously it's quite violent. This series is great for children who can handle such, or who have previously watched movies like hacksaw ridge, band of brothers, or saving private ryan.

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