The Sting

Movie review by Elliot Panek, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

Smart, stylish '70s caper has language and violence.

PG 1973 135 minutes

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 18 reviews

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age 15+

Objectification and commodification of women, and the N word (lots)

Within the first 10 minutes the N-word is used several times. The very intro scene is women stripping and dancing with tassels on their nipples for a theater of hollering and hooting men. Then one dancers blows off her next shift because a suitor offers her more money than she'd make in that shift... it goes on. You know I have enough of a battle on my hands raising two girls in a porn culture. No thanks!

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Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much consumerism
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
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