Under the Skin

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

age 18+

Tense, slick thriller is creepy, with full nudity.

R 2014 108 minutes

Parents say

age 17+

Based on 7 reviews

Kids say

age 17+

Based on 6 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 18+

A sci-fi film about patriarchy and what it means to be human...fascinating

A beautiful and haunting film. Slow to start but the imagery stays with you. Cuts through the typical sci-fi posturing and gets to the intrigue of human interaction when the subtext is all you have. Who is being hunted? For what purpose? And how does her fate collide with patriarchy? A fascinating film.
age 18+

Not for teens; too innopriate for them!

R: nudity, suggestive images, intense violence and a brief language usage

Movie Details

  • In theaters: April 4, 2014
  • On DVD or streaming: July 15, 2014
  • Cast: Scarlett Johansson
  • Director: Jonathan Glazer
  • Studio: A24
  • Genre: Thriller
  • Run time: 108 minutes
  • MPAA rating: R
  • MPAA explanation: graphic nudity, sexual content, some violence and language.
  • Last updated: October 13, 2022

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