Cinema Paradiso

Movie review by Scott G. Mignola, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Charming Italian film about friendship has sex, profanity.

PG 1989 121 minutes

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 11 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 4 reviews

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age 17+

A Masterpiece!

I don’t know what drugs the initial reviewer was on for this movie, but it certainly is NOT syrupy!! If you have a heart beating in your chest, then this movie is beyond a tearjerker and it will touch your spirit. The fabulous Ennio Morricone scored the heart-wrenching music and Giuseppe Tornatore’s direction is masterful! Watch the unedited version to get the full story but be forewarned: keep plenty of Kleenex next to you! This is a flawless masterpiece about the love of movies, romantic love, and a great friendship between two unlikely people...

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age 18+

This title has:

Too much sex

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