What Happened to Monday?

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

age 17+

Extremely violent dystopian thriller has sex, cursing.

NR 2017 123 minutes

Parents say

age 16+

Based on 13 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 27 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 18+

Pro-Life Messaging in a Very Violent Package

What I liked about this movie is that the underlying message is undoubtedly pro-life, whether or not the creators meant it that way. Even in the face of a global crisis, limiting the number of children and killing unwanted ones is NOT the solution, and those who advocate that approach are the villains of this movie. The seven sisters' lives are worth fighting for, down to the last, and there's a twist at the end that extends the message to the unborn as well. Also some positive portrayals of sisterly love and support. That said, this movie is full of cursing, graphic violence, and an extremely graphic sex scene that is not entirely consensual at first. As a result, while I love the message of the movie, I have to urge extreme caution with watching it, especially for teens and younger.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
age 16+

Good movie, not for younger audiences

Personally, I found this movie quite interesting and intriguing. It does include a sex scene with nudity, as well as some sexual talk. I would not recommend watching this with children under the age of 16 due to the sexual content. Violence wise, it is what you would expect in a thriller movie. The more gruesome stuff is implied and not shown on screen, there is blood shown but nothing too explicit. It is not per-say a "scary movie" just an exiting one. Overall, if you're not turned away by nudity and violence, this movie is an interesting one to watch.

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