The Thinning

Movie review by Brian Costello, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Some peril, sex in teen dystopian sci-fi tale.

NR 2016 81 minutes

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 5 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 25 reviews

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age 13+

The Thinning Review

The Thinning is a YouTube Red Original starring Logan Paul and Peyton List. I'm am going to tell you this, The Thinning is very creative, the film has many moments of great suspense and many emotional elements, mostly involving the parents who don't get to see their kids again. There are some scary moments involving the guards of the school during the test. There are also a couple of sequences of peril, that aren't too intense and should be okay for children. So overall I was surprise by how much I truly liked this film, great plot twist with great action sequences and surprisingly well done acting. I'm going to give The Thinning a 9/10.
age 14+

Good but language not for kids

One reviewer said that there was only one bad word, but there are significantly more than that. There’s f***, g**d***, several s***s, and b***h. It’s a very suspenseful and intense movie with a great plot twist, but if language is a concern, you might want to skip it.

This title has:

Too much swearing

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