The Tomorrow War

Movie review by Tara McNamara, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Scary monsters, explosive violence in sci-fi actioner.

PG-13 2021 140 minutes

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 8 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 39 reviews

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age 12+

Fun Sci-fi action thriller has gory monster violence

The Tomorrow War is a 2021 action film in which the entire world is facing its inevitable doom by alien creatures, and the only way to stop it is to travel forward in time. VIOLENCE: Relentless monster violence throughout which includes heavy detail, green blood and gore. Mostly if not all the violence about to be listed is shown in gory detail or shown with high amounts of blood spray and splatter. Scenes include aliens getting shot to pieces, aliens getting decapitated, alien gets brutally killed with buzz saw, aliens get crushed, shot down in extremely high quantities, aliens get shot in the stomach and aliens are lit on fire, held captive and repeatedly stabbed, one alien is repeatedly stabbed in the chest and face before it’s eyes get brutally stabbed out and is injected with toxins (common throughout) before getting pushed off a cliff. Human violence occurs frequently throughout and is shown mostly onscreen. Scenes include humans being eating alive, chomped in half, slammed on walls, shot with blade like items, slashed with claws and one sequence depicts humans falling from the sky and some have their bodies smashed on the sides of buildings, some crash into the floor, others plummet down below the camera and many die. During and after these sequences humans are shown with missing limbs, lying dead on the floor, shown bleeding and injured. Graphic and bloody violence for PG-13, however human violence despite still being graphic is shown with less blood. LANGUAGE: Use of “sh*t”, “d*ck” and mumbled use of “f*ck”. OVERALL: The recommended rating for this film would be: PG-13 for strong bloody creature violence throughout, disturbing images including gore and language

This title has:

Too much violence
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age 15+

Pretty violent time travel yarn

The story itself is tolerable if you ignore the usual flaws with time travel tales. But the level of violence is far too much for a 12 rating in my view. Vicious alien monsters mauling hapless humans or else the aliens are being blown to bits by the humans.

This title has:

Too much violence

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