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Wife has Allowed 12 Year Old Son to Watch a 15 Film...Your Thoughts?

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6y, 10m agoPosted 6 years, 10 months ago
My Wife has Allowed Her 12 Year Old Son to Watch 'I Am Legend'

What Are Your Thoughts?

I was against him seeing it but she says he will be fine!
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6y, 10m agoPosted 6 years, 10 months ago
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[mod]#1
Ring social services.......that's torture making anyone watch that pile of crap. lol
#2
i thought it was an ok movie but the original ending was better. made me want a bacon sandwich.
#3
No doubting who wears the trousers then :roll:
#4
meh..
banned#5
WRONG!!!

Should have read the book. Much better.
#6
Phone the police and get a divorce.
#7
There is nothing wrong with it!
banned#8
ratings are there for a reason

insert your snide comments here
#9
I let my boys watch older films, i know they are ok with them,think its up to the parent to decide if the child is ok with each film, if they have friends over i dont though, as its not my call
#10
[COLOR="Red"]Outrageous[/COLOR] I will be notifying child line :whistling:
#11
depends on your kid tbh. I watched 15+ jackie chan films when I was 8, but I guess that's different, with not much blood/sex anyway.
#12
my opinion is that as long as she had watched it first and knew the content then its ok-if she just put it on without having watched then I would disagree. letting a 12 year old see a 15 is not comparable for instance to allowing a 6 year old to see an 18.

Responsible parents can make informed decisions for themselves-I would allow my 13 year old to see a 15 as long as I had seen it first and knew the content. I would allow my 17 year old to see an 18 under the same circumstances-depends on the content-if its a 15 cos a coupla bad words are said thats one matter,if there are people being decapitated all over the place thats another.

just my tuppenceworth.
#13
lol, well i've not seen the film but i'm sure at 12 he will be fine. most 5yr olds watch 12's! (12a when at cinema too)
#14
i dont see a problem with it tbh its only a film x
#15
I would also say the film is a 15 at a push it's each to there own though
#16
Does the boy not go to school ??? Far worse is seen and done at the best of schools, where have you been???
#17
i dont see the problem i think it should be ok
#18
someone somewhere thought it appropriate to give it a 15 cert.
#19
I dont think the OP wanted thoughts on the film, more thoughts on his wife over ruling him......

whats next is she gonna attack him with a rolling pin :)
#20
I Am Legend is fine for a 12 year old, some parts may be a little scary but there's nothing too rude or gory in it tbh.
#21
I was just curious as to everyones thoughts...I watched Max Payne the other night on skyHD which is a 15 rating but I thought it should have been an 18 rating. I wouldn't let him watch that!
He watched Alien vs Predator yesterday and each day he is pushing his mum to watch other 15 rated movies. She does ask my opinion but I am so laid back I say its up to her unless I have a strong reason why not. I know I said I was against him watching it in the 'OP' but I wasn't really bothered either way...lol
#22
if you dont want him to watch him, dont let him, simple as, lol @ letting the women make the choices

fail son
#23
black gerbil1;7493672
if you dont want him to watch him, dont let him, simple as, lol @ letting the women make the choices

fail son

Hes my step-son so I allow her to make the decisions concerning him...that's all:whistling:
#24
That is shocking behaviour i have never seen an 18 rated movie before and didn't see a 15 until a couple of months ago. Ratings are there for a reason! Why dont we just ignore speed signs whilst we are at it too! :roll:
banned#25
That movie is fine
#26
far more scary stuff and violence on the news
#27
I have to go against the grain here, ratings are there for a reason, I personally wouldn't have let my daughter watch a 15 at 12, but then she's very young for her age.

And as for the "they see worse at school" argument, IMO you have to draw the line somewhere.
banned#28
barky
my opinion is that as long as she had watched it first and knew the content then its ok-if she just put it on without having watched then I would disagree. letting a 12 year old see a 15 is not comparable for instance to allowing a 6 year old to see an 18.

Responsible parents can make informed decisions for themselves-I would allow my 13 year old to see a 15 as long as I had seen it first and knew the content. I would allow my 17 year old to see an 18 under the same circumstances-depends on the content-if its a 15 cos a coupla bad words are said thats one matter,if there are people being decapitated all over the place thats another.

just my tuppenceworth.


I agree :thumbsup:
#29
I would not let my 11 year old see "I Am Legend". There is no harm in waiting a few years for him to see it. If your stepson is closer to 13, then he may be a little more mature. Watched "Hancock" last night and was surprised it was only a 12. Have to admit my eldest will not be seeing this just yet, just for the simple fact that his younger brothers would watch at the same time. I think film ratings are a lot less strict than they used to be.
banned#30
Kids mature at different ages. The ratings system is a broad marker but ultimately it's down to the parents.
#31
unless your kid is a nut who will now go about with an alsation shooting up zombies then I don't see the problem, if he is then what film he watches is the least of your problems.
#32
My cousin watched texas chainsaw massacre when he was 7....
#33
My thoughts?

Big deal.

Now, if it was 'Debbie Does Dallas', 'The Exorcist' or 'Saw 67' then that would be different. But 'I Am Legend'?

Chill out man.
#34
My favourite film when I was 5 was American Werewolf in London, it's a film - it's make believe....
#35
its fine imo
#36
Let the poor boy watch it!

I remember when i was about 12, a friend of mine wasnt allowed to watch The Simpsons cos of the word crap
#37
I've watched and played stuff that was out of my age category and it hasn't messed me up in any way, at the end of the day as long as a child has a grip on reality everythings fine! I'm 18 now but I'm pretty sure I had my first 18 rated game on the sega megadrive when I was 6-7 but in those days it wasn't really graphic, tbh streets of rage would be pg now
#38
Get him a laptop and tell him to look at porn like a normal 12 year old
#39
My 6 and 11 year old have watched it a couple of times, I cant see the problem?
#40
'Ratings are there for a reason' - true enough. But I look at what it's rated for, before I make a decision. Sometimes it's mainly language, and my daughter hears worse on the school bus!

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