Unhinged

Movie review by Tara McNamara, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Crowe's violent road rage thriller has mixed messages.

R 2020 91 minutes

Parents say

age 16+

Based on 9 reviews

Kids say

age 16+

Based on 6 reviews

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age 17+

Mature Themes, Violent, 17+

I previewed this movie before letting my 15yr old watch it. I fast forwarded the beginning where a young couple live together and kiss. Later in a diner, the main character asks a lawyer if they are having sex (I skipped part of this scene for her to watch it as well). He violently kills this man. Outside of these 2 interactions, there’s no other sexual content in the movie. However, it’s shockingly violent. My 15yr old was gasping in shock and stated that her 11yr old sister should never watch it because she even she thought it was too violent. I allow for my kids to be exposed to some violence and cursing, but refrain from exposing them to sexual themes and content. I think this movie holds true to the R rating. 17+ for sure. It’s a good movie to reflect the danger of road rage and bad behavior, just not for young kids.

This title has:

Too much violence
age 17+

Don’t let kids anywhere near this

We had to turn off this extremely graphic and violent movie. The man is a violent maniac and the blood and gore is just disturbing. Talk to your kids about courtesy on the road and not to escalate situations in traffic, but I wouldn’t let anyone under 17 watch this. Also gives a bad message about how to handle breakups with murder and violence.

This title has:

Too much violence

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