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Overall D

After witnessing the murder of her mother and father when she was a child, Colombian born Cataleya Restrepo (Zoe Saldana) grows up to be an assassin. But she has a private agenda -- revenging her parents' death.

Violence D
Sexual Content C-
Profanity D+
Substance Use C-

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for violence, disturbing images, intense sequences of action, sexuality and brief strong language.

Talk to your kids about…


Revenge drives Cataleya to hunt down her parents’ killers. Is that a healthy emotion to harbor for all those years? How does it affect her relationships with others? Does her desire for justice justify her actions?

What impact can childhood experiences have on a person’s later life? How can parents or adults help youth deal with traumatic events?

Though this film promotes female empowerment are the depictions even close to reality? How does the script also attempt to appeal to a male audience members?

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