Movie review by S. Jhoanna Robledo, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 15+

Salty comedy about food and fatherhood is made with love.

R 2014 115 minutes

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 16 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 25 reviews

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age 13+

Great Messages about following you’re passion and family. It is a entrepreneurial story about a chef that starts his own food truck after being fired unfairly and it’s motivating for employees where they’re boss yell at them and then they’re like fuck this I’m going to do my own thing. The only thing to worry about is language hence it’s the main reason for The Film’s R Rating with 53 Uses of The F-Word but almost all of it comes from the first half of the movie because things clear up when a child comes into play also some sexual references/talk. There is some consumerism but it doesn’t have to do with the main plot.

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Too much swearing
age 13+

Inspiring, Uplifting

A movie that displays a chef's passion. Even when it seems it may be a dead end, Carl finds a way back to his passion and takes it to the road! Personally, as a chef and a teacher, this movie inspires me to purchase my own food truck and travel the country doing what I love best!

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models

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