A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this movie.
Violence & Scariness
Mainly comic violence, but also includes some fistfights and one suicide.
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Sex, Romance & Nudity
Full of sexual references and situations.
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Lots of bad language throughout.
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Drinking, Drugs & Smoking
Lots of drugs and drinking.
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Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that although this film is intelligent and witty, it contains extremely strong language (mainly British curse words) and lots of drug use by the bands, as well as sexual references and situations. There are also some fistfights and a suicide. To stay in the loop on more movies like this, you can sign up for weekly Family Movie Night emails.
Is It Any Good?
Funny, smart, and exciting, this film has some of the best dialogue you'll hear, and Coogan's narration will have you in stitches, blow your mind, and make you look forward to seeing his next film. The entire cast, an ensemble of eclectic British characters that Guy Ritchie would be proud of, turn in great performances, but after Coogan the most noteworthy is probably Sean Harris as Joy Division's Ian Curtis, capturing all the distinctive aspects of one of rock's most tragic figures.
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