You Only Live Twice

Movie review by Jeffrey Anderson, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Sluggish Bond entry has cartoonish violence, stereotyping.

PG 1967 117 minutes

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 18 reviews

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age 15+

Entertaining, but just as suggestive as Connery's Bond movies have been

I was honestly surprised by how much I enjoyed this movie. I liked the main story, the action was intense, and it is great to see Connery in the lead role again, even though there are more than a few plot conveniences. The violence and sexual content would most likely earn a PG-13 for the film today. There are explosions, shootings, one particularly intense combat scene, and at least one stabbing (all non-graphic). Bond encounters four women in the film, and he is seen kissing them, and there is some partial nudity when he is with them and during a bath scene. There is brief smoking. Another thing to keep in mind is that most if not all of the Asian characters are stereotypes in the film. I wouldn't say that they were overdone in that regard, but it is something to take note of. Still, I'd probably watch this movie again. 8.0/10

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

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