Movie review by Renee Longstreet, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Online predator targets teen in mature, creepy drama.

R 2011 106 minutes

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 8 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 7 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 18+

Documentary-like movie

The plot shows a could-be-real situation. Hated the end, really. I really didn't get why it ends like it does. I kkow in real life things end like that but hey, this is not a documentary, guys... it is a bloody movie!!! Too rough, to harsh, to hard... but damn... Felt Like I lost 3 hours of my life, and the movie is only 110 minutes...

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Too much violence
age 12+

Disturbing but Realistic

This film is a hard watch but an important one nonetheless. "Trust" follows a 14-year-old girl and her parents as they tackle the aftermath of sexual assault by an online predator. There is a fair bit of language and lots of sexual content, but I feel this comes with the territory when dealing with such heavy subject matter. I first watched this film 10 years ago, when I was 12 years old. It definitely made me realize the dangers of chatting with strangers online. I would encourage parents to watch this movie WITH their teens and teens, but don't have them have at it alone. It is very heavy, but could strike up some great conversations about online safety. Not everyone is who they say they are, and the effects can be devastating.

This title has:

Great messages
Too much sex
Too much swearing

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