Parents' Guide to

Gangs of London

By Martin Brown, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 17+

Crime drama has elaborate violence, sex, drug use.

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Community Reviews

age 10+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 18+

Total Savagery

Violence goes way beyond the average crime drama. Its more akin to a horror movie than your typical action. Its even more violent than the Raid 2 (creator's previous crime work). Every shooting has explosive torrents of gushing blood and splatter that would make Tarintino blush. Heads are completely annihilated point blank fully onscreen, men are shredded by so many rounds its impressive. Theres are gruesome torture scenes (arguably most horrifying a man grilled alive). Incredible fights with so many broken limbs and smashed faces and creative use of scenery (an ashtry to the teeth followed by being bashed into a bartable inducing cringe). Combine that withbthe constant profanity typical of British crime dramas and drug use with a pinch of sex and you got some fine strictly adults only entertainment with excellent coreography, engaging characters and dialog, a complex plot that never feels too confusing, and a great sense of tension. Hard to believe this is based on a crappy obscure PSP game.

This title has:

Too much violence
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age 2+

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Great role models

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (2 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

Viewers coming to this series expecting more of Evans' intricate and surprising fight choreography won't be disappointed in the series action sequences -- Unfortunately, the rest of the show will test viewers' patience. Gangs of London is somehow both too dense and too thin, with an overwhelming number of characters and relationships to track, but not enough plot to really care about tracking them. The fights are great, but there's not enough behind them to make the series truly compelling.

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