Parents' Guide to

Alex Rider

By Stephanie Snyder, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Adaptation of YA spy thriller novels has violence, drinking.

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Community Reviews

age 14+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 16+

Quite a bit more language than the review lists. Three “s” words just in the first episode.

age 12+

Very good TV show , as much as it is good there is a bit too much violence in my opinion for younger kids more for older tweens and teens.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2 ):
Kids say (5 ):

This teenage spy thriller has solid acting and enough suspense for adults to easily get into, making it suitable for family viewing. Alex Rider takes an intense storyline and makes it realistic and relatable. Otto Farrant's depiction of the spy teen is compelling – his emotion and tenacity lift Alex Rider off the pages of the YA series and stir viewers to root for his success. Though the plot is a bit of a stretch from the lives of the average teen, the series shows young people what they are capable of and communicates that there's purpose in their youthful existence.

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