This Means War

Movie review by Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 15+

Lackluster action romcom has violence, sexual references.

PG-13 2012 98 minutes

Parents say

age 16+

Based on 13 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 33 reviews

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age 18+

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
age 15+

Not properly rated

This movie was rated 7 in Spain, and my husband started watching it with my 9-year-old daughter a few days ago. They did not finished it and my 12 year old and myself joined them for the final part, I could not believe the rating, when she decides she has to have sex with both of them, and the kissing and undressing scene is waaay too long. I fast forwarded some scenes, my 9 year old complaining, and she decided that sleeping with someone meant throwing a pijama party and the other guy was upset because he was not invited... definitively I have to instruct my husband to check your page always and do not believe the rating on the screen. On the other side, the movie was not bad, but for +15 at least

This title has:

Too much sex

Movie Details

  • In theaters: February 14, 2012
  • On DVD or streaming: May 22, 2012
  • Cast: Chris Pine, Reese Witherspoon, Tom Hardy
  • Director: McG
  • Studio: Twentieth Century Fox
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Topics: Friendship
  • Run time: 98 minutes
  • MPAA rating: PG-13
  • MPAA explanation: sexual content including references, some violence and action, and for language (on appeal; previously rated R)
  • Last updated: January 27, 2023

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