The Perfect Summer

Movie review by Tracy Moore, Common Sense Media
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age 11+

Wholesome surf drama has positive messages, some bullying.

NR 2014 85 minutes

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age 10+

Good for teens and tweens

We were pleasantly surprised with this one. After reading the caption on Prime about a son dealing with the loss of his father we were a little concerned it would be pretty heavy, which can be a drag on movie night. There are moments when this becomes the focus, but it's handled well and doesn't create an overall gloomy feel. We loved the fact that there was no swearing, no sex, and good messages about overcoming fear and striving for a goal. There is one character that has participated in substance abuse in their past, but reflects back on those times with remorse and a sense of learning from their mistakes. Overall the topics are too advanced for young kids, but our teens and tweens liked the movie.

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