The Rain

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

age 16+

Entertaining dystopian thriller has cursing, strong content.

Parents say

age 16+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 13 reviews

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age 18+

Dumb Dumb Dumb

Don't waste even a minute watching this! It starts off dumb, and just gets dumber and dumber with each passing second. The writers, director, actors and editor assume you are in a vegetative state and that your brain has completely stopped functioning. Predictable? An understatement. Stupid and Predictable? Understating stupidity. It's like someone said, "Hey, I've got a what if?" after each 2-second camera shot. What did it need? A rejection letter from whoever financed it. DUMB DUMB DUMB. It's almost like someone purposely went out of their way to waste someone else's money making this. Who could predict that each and every character would individually perform the dumbest acts possible? My biggest mistake was watching the first 15-minutes. I mean there's stupid and then there's ridiculously stupid. If you have the intelligence of a turnip, you will still be bothered by how stupid the characters are. Better off watching a test pattern... really, that bad. My only real question is, how could anyone release this without a complete re-write and re-shoot; because wow, this is really, really bad.
age 17+

Interesting but not for children or teenagers

After a brutal virus wipes out most of the population, two young siblings embark on a perilous search for safety. There are several sex and sensual scenes. There is a shower scene with multiple males/females in underwear and bras, including topless female and rear male nudity. There is also a possible rape scene. There is some profanity throughout including F**k and S**t. The show is riddled with violence and graphic and disturbing scenes.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing

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