The Sum of All Fears

Movie review by Carly Kocurek, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Generic action film not good for kids, or anyone.

PG-13 2002 123 minutes

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 15+

Based on 5 reviews

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age 14+

Sexual Content is Present

It's okay for some teens, but the website said there's no sexual content, and there's actually plenty of sexual content. In the first 15 minutes of the movie there's a scene where several characters talk about who this Russian girl is "banging", they say "banging" in reference to this girl 4 different times within a minute... Shortly after that we come upon a scene where the main character is in bed kissing and snuggling with his girlfriend... He's topless and she's not, but they begin to fool around more until they're interrupted by his phone ringing... Immediately following this there's great emphasis put on the fact that they're not married, which is not really the kind of thing I want my 12-13 year old watching. Most of the cursing and violence is pretty mild, but there is one rather emphatic F-bomb dropped by the character who is portraying the POTUS. Other than that, most of the cursing is in the form of GD.

This title has:

Too much sex
1 person found this helpful.
age 15+

Good movie!

I thought the over all movie was pretty good. Lot's of action and suspense. Good acting. Glad I watched it.

This title has:

Too much swearing

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