The Revenant

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

age 18+

Heavy, punishing violence in DiCaprio's revenge Western.

R 2015 156 minutes

Parents say

age 16+

Based on 28 reviews

Kids say

age 15+

Based on 76 reviews

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age 16+

Mature audiences

While this film is suspenseful and thrilling it isn't loaded with action, making it boring for younger teens to watch. Extremely violent in rough ways; Leo DiCaprio gets mauled and ripped to shreds by a bear and is shown foaming from the mouth and slowly suffering, dying, and being buried alive. Later in the movie he also gets in a hand to hand combat with brutal blood and gore (fingers, and chunks of skin cut off) A man is also scalped off screen and is heard screaming bloody murder. Language is not a problem. Couple uses of s**t, damn, hell etc. and f**k used in another language shown in dialogue on screen. A very disturbing scene shows a young woman being raped from behind pressed against a tree; man gropes her and is heard mumbling sexual dialogue and moaning noises. Man in the beginning is also shown fully naked with arrows stuck in his back.
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age 18+


Great! Would NOT recommend for under the ages of 18.

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