'Divergent': 3 points for parents

By Shawn O'Neill

For the Deseret News

Published: Thursday, March 20 2014 6:48 p.m. MDT

Shailene Woodley, Ashley Judd, Tony Goldwyn and Ansel Elgort star in "Divergent."

Jaap Buitendijk, Summit Entertainment

Information for parents about the film "Divergent":

Violence/gore: Many fights result in injuries, some severe. Violence is used for intimidation. Characters are trained in combat, both with weapons and hand-to-hand. Many injuries and bruises are shown. War games are held with dart guns. Knives are thrown at people. Crowds are seen being made to kneel with guns drawn on them. The body of a man is shown after he has jumped down into a chasm. Innocent people are shot, though not on screen. Some characters must shoot family members in a simulation.

Language: Some profanity. Many threats and belittling of other people.

Nudity/sensuality: A man removes his shirt to show off a tattoo. Men and women share a dorm room and must change in front of each other. Some passionate kissing. A man forces a woman onto a bed but the scene stops.

Shawn O'Neill is the Family Man Movie Reviewer. You can see his reviews at familymanmovieblog.blogspot.com.

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