Preacher

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

age 17+

Bloody, clever series has not-for-kids ultra-violent mayhem.

AMC Drama 2016

Parents say

age 17+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 16+

Based on 4 reviews

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age 18+

Graphic Body Horror Comedy not suitable for kids

If Preacher were to be rated by the MPAA, it would likely be too graphic for the R-rating and instead get an NC-17. The content is so disturbing it’s surprising it’s even allowed to be on basic cable, however it’s one of the programs which highlights a movement by both Network and Basic Cable to try to enter the same boundless territory as paid cable like HBO and Starz. To get an idea of how graphic and sadistic the violence is, just read the Parents Guide on IMDB for a list of awful descriptions.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 15+

Fairly Interesting

Hi, I am James Owen, age 13. I have viewed the first couple of episodes of Preacher season 1. During what I have seen so far, there has been strong violence and very often very graffic gore. I have seen many films which also include this content such as Jigsaw and Hellraiser and I am quite immune to the gore and violence now. If, like me you are immune then it shouldnt be a problem just DO NOT WATCH INFRONT OF YOUNG OR SENSITIVE PEOPLE as it gets very gory (Cutting off limbs ect). If you have seen stuff like that before then I would think you would be fine. I have had my parents permission to watch these things before you think I am lying to my mum. Anyway, thanks for reading and I hope i gave you some helpful info about Preacher series 1.

This title has:

Too much violence

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