Black Summer

TV review by Jenny Nixon, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Fast-moving zombies terrorize survivors in grim, gory drama.

Netflix Drama 2019

Parents say

age 16+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 15+

Based on 3 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 16+
It’s great for adults. Too much bad language for young kids.
age 18+

You're not missing much

In 5th episode, went from a show that had too much swearing and gory violence to a show that has too much swearing, gore AND sex. Nearly plotless, has an extremely low budget feel. The Walking Dead and World War Z maintain zombie killing while still having themes of good vs evil and clean content. This is just trash.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing

TV Details

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