Spartacus: Blood and Sand

TV review by Will Wade, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 18+

Gladiator drama is heavy on combat, graphic violence, sex.

Starz Drama 2010

Parents say

age 17+

Based on 17 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 15 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 18+


for adults only

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
age 17+

Engaging plot and characters but a lot of sex

The first episode or two of Spartacus is not great, but it quickly develops into a great plot with characters that you get emotionally invested in. However, this show is definitely for mature teenagers and adults due to extreme violence and sex. The violence and sex are comparable to Game of Thrones. I believe it is a little excessive, but if you can get past that, this show is a lot of fun to watch.

This title has:

Too much sex

TV Details

Our Editors Recommend

  • Spartacus Poster Image


    Thrilling epic is too intense for the youngest.

    age 14+
  • Gladiator Poster Image


    Masterful but really violent Oscar winner.

    age 16+
  • 300 Poster Image


    Bloody, fanboyish retelling of an ancient battle.

    age 17+

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