The Truman Show

Movie review by Nell Minow, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 10+

Thought-provoking story has some mature themes.

PG 1998 103 minutes

Parents say

age 9+

Based on 20 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 115 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 8+

Original and thoughtful

This is a great movie with interesting messages that take some thought to unpack. Some violence and swearing

This title has:

Great messages
age 13+

Great movie, but not for kids

It is a wonderful dystopian film. I highly recommend it. However, I can't believe it got away with only a PG rating. With scary moments, strong language, and alcohol, it should've been PG-13.

This title has:

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

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