The Closer

TV review by Sierra Filucci, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 15+

Riveting crime drama with a strong female lead.

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 9 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 7 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 15+

Best crime show

The Closer is the best crime show I have ever seen! It has great character development and interesting chemistry between the characters. There is crime and murder, of course, because that is what the show is about. But there is a great mix of mystery, humor, supense, action and romance. The closer is about the crimes they are investigating and the struggles and challenges of the characters' personal lives, somehow connected with the crime and how they grow personally as a result. The lead role, Brenda Leigh Johnson is one really tough and cunning female cop, yet she is a real basket case in some areas of her personal life. She gets lost in a new city, drives away with her espresso on the roof of her car, steps on her phone. She is a basket case when her boyfriend is moving in with her and her mother makes a surprise visit. But when it comes to solving a murder, she definitely shows the world that a woman can be a lot tougher than any man.
age 14+

Closer to an AY MAYRA.

Closer to an AY MAYRA. There are a few bloody murder scenes involved, and one episode features a scene where the victim is shown stabbed, and her blood and gore then splashes into her pool, which will probably keep active watchers of like 11 away from the series forever.

This title has:

Too much violence

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Our Editors Recommend

  • Monk Poster Image


    Witty crime drama too highbrow for most kids.

    age 14+

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