Common Sense Note
Parents need to know that Forsaken is a violent Western: Many characters are shot and/or killed, with blood spurting as the bullets hit. Characters are also beaten up, with bloody faces and cuts and bruises. There's a severed finger and a disturbing flashback of a screaming mother and a dead child. Language is infrequent but also strong, with a few uses of "f--k," plus "s--t" and "damn." Sex isn't an issue, but there's some mild flirting and a wife gently kisses her husband. Social drinking and background smoking are seen. Even though this is a decent, modern example of the Western genre, and the movie promises interesting discussions about bullies, there's not much here to interest teens (aside from fans of star Kiefer Sutherland).
Flirting. Married couple kisses.
Lots of shooting and killing, with blood spurts as bullets strike. Bullies beat up innocents; strong bloody wounds; cuts and bruises; severed finger. A flashback shows a woman screaming and a dead child.
A few uses of "f--k," "s--t," "damn," and "goddamn."
The movie makes points about dealing with bullies and choosing violence or nonviolence in certain situations. It may not have all the best answers, but it could inspire interesting discussions.
Drugs / Tobacco /
Social drinking by adults (whiskey), background smoking.