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47 Meters Down- Kids’ Movie Review

Nothing like a vacation in Mexico. Beautiful resorts, crystal clear water, and entertaining night clubs.  Sisters Lisa (Mandy Moore) and Kate (Claire Holt) are definitely enjoying their relaxing getaway in Mexico until Kate decides they need some adventure. Besides, Lisa’s boyfriend dumped her before the trip because she’s so boring so Kate wants to get her sister out. After a night of dancing and drinking they meet two handsome local men who invite them on a shark-watching expedition the next day. Now the adventure begins as Lisa and Kate  join their new friends on a rickety old boat. Shortly after the girls enter the cage the cable snaps and the shark cage sinks to the bottom of the ocean…47 meters down. With limited oxygen and white sharks circling nearby, Lisa and Kate must try and remain calm and figure out how to survive.

 

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47 Meters DeepRating: 3 out of 5 popcorn buckets
Release Date: June 16, 2017
MPAA Rating: PG13
Best Age Group: 13+
Sexual Content: Moderate
Violent/Disturbing Content: Excessive
Crude or Profane Language: Moderate
Drug and Alcohol Content: Mild
Will Kids Like It? Yes

 

 

 

Talking Points:

Sexual Content: Moderate

  • We see women in revealing swimsuits.
  • One of the girls asks if the wetsuit makes her “butt look cute.”
  • We see couples kiss.

Violent/Disturbing Content: Excessive

  • There’s a lot of blood swirling in the water from bleeding wounds and disgusting chum buckets.
  • There are shark attacks.
  • Characters are trapped at the bottom of the ocean in a cage. There is a lot of suspense.

Crude or Profane Language: Moderate

  • We hear the f-word once. We also hear “sh-t,” numerous times.

Drug and Alcohol Content: Mild

  • We see characters drinking at a night club.

Will Kids Like It? Yes

Overall this is a suspenseful drama that will keep you at the edge of your seats. Parents need to be aware of the disturbing scenes.

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