White House Down

Movie review by Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Patriotic thriller is ridiculous, violent, and entertaining.

PG-13 2013 127 minutes

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 10 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 46 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 10+

Great movie!

This movie is great! It has minimal violence (Explosions, helicopters going down) Similar to roland emmerich's newest movies like Independence day 2 and 2012. But I must say, the explosion looked SO fake that it made me and my 11 yr old son burst into laughter! It looked so unrealistic, as if it was from the 80s. Otherwise great movie and I think that overall a 10 to 11 yr old could watch it, (its got a few s words) but nothing as bad as today's movies. Just ask your son or daughter to look away at the first assault scene (was quite graphic) Otherwise my son enjoyed it without the scene. Thanks for looking at my review. Peter,

This title has:

Too much violence
age 13+

Great to watch

Good movie mild violence

This title has:

Great role models

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