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Movie Review for Parents: The Martian

Betsy is a life-long word nerd and movie lover; she's combined passions for parenting and pop culture in her position at Common Sense Media and is mom to two awesome kids.

Matt Damon's space thriller has a great message about ingenuity... but might be too intense for littles

In this powerful story of survival and ingenuity, Matt Damon stars as an astronaut stranded on the Red Planet.

Watch the video below to find out if The Martian is appropriate for your kid, and learn about the positive messages and role models that make it a winning film for families.

Want more info? Check out Common Sense Media for movie details, conversation starters and more.

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