The Queen's Gambit

TV review by Jenny Nixon, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 15+

Young female chess prodigy struggles with drink and drugs.

Netflix Drama 2018

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 16 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 71 reviews

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age 7+

Beautiful period piece with a strong female lead

This is an excellent TV show with no violence. Younger children may not enjoy it as much, but there is no reason to avoid it either. My 9yo loved it. There is a major theme of substance abuse, with drugs and alcohol use presented appropriately as a problem, and a low point, for the protagonist. Still, for younger children I would suggest watching it with them and seize the opportunity to explain what is happening and why.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
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age 13+

Best mini series ever

Amazingly done in any category Unique storyline. Great acting. So interesting. Bravo

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much consumerism

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