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

age 18+

Gruesome, unfunny horror-comedy from Kevin Smith.

R 2014 102 minutes

Parents say

age 11+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 16+

Based on 13 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 5+

Very Average film, and is so fake it is funny

The reason i gave this a 5 plus is because it is so unrealistic it is actually a quite funny film.
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age 17+

A Whole New Kind Of Weird

Tusk has a very good appealing cast and a very different idea but parents do need to know that although it's meant to be a dark comedy it is incredibly brutal and disturbing the whole second half of the movie. The language is strong through the first part of the movie then becomes less common through the second part. Some flash backs involving frank sexual discussion and brief simulated sexual activity. Some blood and gore, although not consistent, still very dark and disturbing. 7 out of 10 stars, only for the movie adventurers.

This title has:

Too much violence
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Movie Details

  • In theaters: September 19, 2014
  • On DVD or streaming: December 30, 2014
  • Cast: Justin Long, Michael Parks, Genesis Rodriguez
  • Director: Kevin Smith
  • Studio: A24
  • Genre: Horror
  • Run time: 102 minutes
  • MPAA rating: R
  • MPAA explanation: some disturbing violence/gore, language and sexual content
  • Last updated: October 8, 2022

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