Band of Brothers

TV review by Joyce Slaton, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Equal parts heroism and horror in WWII miniseries.

HBO Drama 2001

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 10 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 31 reviews

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Band of Brothers Gives a Great Lesson About War

Band of Brothers is not for the squeamish members of your family, but it certainly depicts war accurately and can be compared to the movie Saving Private Ryan in many was. Think of of Band of Brothers being a mini-series of the movie; just ahead of it's time; Saving Private Ryan having been released back in 95 , ten years earlier then Band of Brothers. The story setups are unique and different than other series or min-series I have watched in the past; especially when it comes to dealing with the second world war. It's fresh storytelling from a human perspective, but for mature family members, sixteen and up I'd say.

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