True Grit

Movie review by S. Jhoanna Robledo, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 15+

Coen brothers tackle classic Western with wit and brutality.

PG-13 2010 110 minutes

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 36 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 95 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 13+

A Violent, Incredible Movie

The movie is amazing. Parents should know, though, that there is a scene midway through the movie in which a man chops off another man's fingers, and is subsequently shot in the head at close range. This shows blood splatter a wall behind him, and a large, jagged, and nasty-looking hole can be seen on his face. The main character Maddi Ross demonstrates great character traits, and the movie has some profanity, including SOB and GD. Overall, not too bad, and I can recommend this movie for teens and up.

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Great messages
Too much violence
Too much swearing
age 15+

One of the wittiest and best Westerns ever made.

Jeff Bridges NAILS his character in one of his best performances yet. We love his character in this movie and the writing is some of the most comical I have ever seen in a "non comedy" as it is both era specific and hilarious at the same time. As many of these types of movies get made they often lack heart and are almost, if not completely void of humor. It doesn't surprise me this is a sort of remake because to me this movie is a must see classic that does not disappoint.

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