When You Finish Saving the World

Movie review by Tara McNamara, Common Sense Media
When You Finish Saving the World Movie Poster: Finn Wolfhard in a beanie looking at Julianne Moore

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age 15+

Frustrating mother-son dramedy has strong language, vaping.

R 2023 88 minutes

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age 13+

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