10 Things I Hate About You

Movie review by Nell Minow, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Engaging but edgy update of Taming of the Shrew.

PG-13 1999 100 minutes

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 26 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 101 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 14+

First half is normalized negativity...second half is ok...Ledger is great!

Heath Ledger, Joseph Gordon-Leavitt, David Krumholtz and the not my favorite Julia Stiles all work together fairly seamlessly to provide a teen film experience on the level of Fast Times at Ridgemont High with Shakespeare. Unfortunately the film relies a lot on a slew of normalized negativity thrown at Stiles' character in the first half of the film. Ledger of course though oozes charisma and a lot of promise that he could do so much more.
age 12+

Great movie!

I love this movie! There’s quite a lot of sexual dialogue and some kissing, but there’s no actual sex scenes. There’s also a party scene with a lot of alcohol intake and a drunk scene but I think this move is good for mature tweens and any age above that!

This title has:

Great messages
Too much sex
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

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