Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery

Movie review by Tara McNamara, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

Sharp, layered mystery sequel; smoking, drinking, cursing.

PG-13 2022 139 minutes

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 3 reviews

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age 13+

Layered, Heavily Comedic Sequel

Glass Onion is the sequel to the superb mystery film, "Knives Out." This sequel is funnier and bigger; however, Knives out is still the better film oddly enough. The film is suitable for teens and up. Glass Onion features more sexual content than its predecessor, with a couple laying in bed and making out while wearing bathing suits. This scene is shown twice. Sex toys and sexual references are present as well. Language is heavy for PG-13 standards. Moderate profanities are used throughout the film in multiple variations. There are also two instances of a strong expletive in the film, both clearly heard. Blanc smokes cigars frequently and a side character smokes what looks like weed. Alcohol is present frequently with one character drinking excessive amounts throughout. Violence (MILD SPOILERS) is infrequent. A character is poisoned and we see them slowly die. Another is shot in the chest with a firearm with some detail. This is a great, hilarious mystery that keeps you smiling. However, the culprit, (Risk of spoilers here) much like its predecessor, is a bit easy to predict. It's a well structured story; but it wasn't amongst the trickiest mysteries out there. There are some good twists that I won't spoil though; those that I'm referencing are the real surprises that make "Glass Onion" as good as it is.
age 10+

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