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Parents' Guide to

Black Knight

By Nell Minow, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Martin Lawrence amuses in raunchy comedy.

Movie PG-13 2001 95 minutes
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this movie.

Community Reviews

age 16+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 18+

basically pornagraphy espically in the SEXDUAL scenes also he says cuss words and i think he is againts the empire of the middel ages (catholosism)

the credit the actor i think he was very funny but this movie is basically pornagraphy espically in the SEXDUAL scenes also he says cuss words and i think he is againts the empire of the middel ages (catholosism). BUT I AM NOT A BEACON OF TRUTH I MAY BE WRONG!!!!!
age 13+

Funny Medieval mayhem in Martin Lawrence comedy

This was a fun, funny film that runs along the same lines as Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure. This was an impressive farce of the Middle Ages. Another good comparison would be the film Just Visting, only the setting is switched. Very enjoyable! Parents: There are some particularly graphic images of battle violence and executions, including decapitated heads. There's also non-graphic sex, partial nudity, and typical Martin Lawrence language (without the f-bombs). Bottom Line: Very fun to watch; you'll probably have a good time with this one! Thanks for reading! - Movie Man

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2 ):
Kids say (4 ):

It's nice to see the material here coming a little closer to Martin Lawrence's considerable talents. Lawrence is a very funny guy who is usually a lot better than the movies around him, which tend to play as though half the script reads, "Martin enters and does funny things."

Black Knight is a classic comedy set-up that could easily have starred any movie comedian skilled in pratfalls, from Buster Keaton to Jerry Lewis to Jim Carrey. There is a lot of slapstick, a little romance, fights with swords, arrows, and a couple with fists, and it all moves along pretty painlessly, helped by some good gags and Lawrence's facility with physical comedy.

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