Valkyrie

Movie review by James Rocchi, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Tense, violent WWII thriller offers lots to talk about.

PG-13 2008 130 minutes

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 16 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 39 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 13+

Can be hard for children under 13

Quite a bit of kissing. At the end key characters were killed by firing squad. A scene shows a bomb exploded and people fly around. Also a man is shown dead with a large cut to the face.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much violence
age 11+

This movie is great!

First off I enjoyed this movie, it was interesting, entertaining, and told a different story about the Nazis during WW2. The main characters are good role models standing up for what they believe in. Before you let your kid watch it have a talk about WW2 and the Nazis because the only reason why this isn’t 9 or 10+ is because of your kid needs to know about WW2 before they watch it. Also there is a little violence mainly at the end. And I didn’t even realize there was an F bomb before reading this review. Thanks!

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models

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