The Sopranos

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

age 17+

Violent mob drama doesn't pull any punches.

A&E, HBO Drama 1999

Parents say

age 16+

Based on 17 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 31 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 18+

Great Series, but NOT for kids!

Those who suggest this okay for kids, they watch with their family, and that there is no nudity...you are the problem with kids today. My 16....almost 17 year old wants to watch a good mob movie or series ...I rewatched a few episodes and said “nope”. There isn’t anything socially redeeming or lessons learned....just top notch story telling and quality acting. He turns 18 next year and he will be an adult, so he can make that decision for himself. Protect your kids...it’s not no forever...it’s just no for now.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
age 14+

This is the best mob show ever

must watch

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much sex
Too much swearing

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