Prison Break (2017)

TV review by Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 15+

Solid series revival is true to the original crime story.

Fox Action 2017

Parents say

age 16+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 8 reviews

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age 18+

Where Is The Plot?

I watched the original series and enjoyed it very much. The storyline was well-written and with few exceptions (Purcell, Callies), well acted. Each season flowed well from one to the next, and there always seemed to be a purpose to what the characters were doing. In the new season, however, it seems the creator(s), writers, etc., have focused too much on where the show was supposed to be taking place instead of what was taking place IN the show.

This title has:

Too much violence
age 14+

Never really watched the original but this is a blast

I just watched the first episode of the new prison break and I couldn't be happier with it I thought it was quite gritty yes and quite violent behavior but it was a great time and super enjoyable to watch can't wait for more details of the story really getting good if you don't watch it i recommend you should start to

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

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