Tombstone

Movie review by Jeffrey Anderson, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Very popular and very violent Wyatt Earp story.

R 1993 130 minutes

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 6 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 13 reviews

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Script

In the scene where Wyatt confronts Billy Bob Thornton in the Oriental Saloon, BBT says something tithe effect of ,"Yoy sure talk big for a man who don't go heels (carry a firearm). Wyatt answers,"No need to go heels to get the BULGE on a DUB like you. What does Bulge and Dub stand for in present day language.

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age 15+

A great movie held back by sexual content.

There is an implied rape at the beginning of the movie. A scene takes place with a painting in the near background depicting a fully nude woman with an unobstructed view for several seconds (20+). A female character alludes to sex making a male character feel better followed by a caress/fondling of the character's clothed groin. Violence is moderate considering the length of the movie. The age and style of the movie reduce the impact of the violence and gore, placing it into an unrealistic realm. Positive messages can be found in Wyatt Earp & his brothers' strong will to do what they feel is right, only changing their position when it is right to do so. I was screening for my soon to be 13-year-old, think I'll have him wait until 14 or 15.

This title has:

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

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