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By Kari Croop, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

Dark family drama is gripping, addictive -- and grim.

TV Netflix Drama 2015
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

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age 18+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 18+

Great show !

Intrique, deception, murder and mystery. It's a great show, just a little disappointed that there is nudity in this show. I read the reviews on here and no one posted that there is female frontal nudity in season 2. I would not of started watching it if I had known. I don't watch shows with nudity.

This title has:

Too much sex
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age 17+

Great show

Bloodline has the best acting I've seen in a very long time! 18 and up.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (3 ):
Kids say (6 ):

One of the things this series does exceedingly well -- apart from serving as a showcase for stellar performances from its great cast -- is creating a palpable sense of place packed with blue skies, stunning shorelines, and balmy breezes that, when viewed from the comfort of your living room, feel so real that you start to pine for them. Contrast that with the series' darker themes of violence and retribution, and you've got an addictive mix of good and evil that's easy to OD on, which is precisely what its creators had in mind.

That said, Bloodline is more of a slow burn that takes its time divulging its secrets through creative storytelling, an approach that works well for binge watchers but might frustrate more traditional viewers who want their questions answered upfront. Nevertheless, it's one of Netflix's most intriguing offerings to date, presenting a complex tale of loss and family dysfunction with an ending you never quite see coming, no matter how soon you think you've got it figured out.

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