Movie Review for Parents: Bridge of Spies

Oct 20, 2015 at 9:01 a.m. ET
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Directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Tom Hanks, Bridge of Spies is a tense, taut Cold War thriller inspired by real-life events. Hanks stars as James Donovan, an upstanding American insurance lawyer who's assigned to defend a Soviet spy captured in Brooklyn, events that lead to a hostage exchange.

Is Bridge of Spies too violent and gritty for your tween? Find out in the video below, and learn why this film was awarded a seal of excellence at Common Sense Media.