Movie review by Maria Llull, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 12+

Uplifting political comedy combines romance and satire.

PG-13 1993 110 minutes

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 8 reviews

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age 13+

An Intriguing Idea

Dave is a very good movie that explores a hypothetical way to deal with a president who is unfit to serve. The film is funny, entertaining, and satisfying at the end. The performances by the cast are quite good, and the plot is well written, more than what can be said about other political movies. However, I would disagree with CSM's age rating on this one due to the sexual content. I feel like even though there is no nudity shown, there is plenty of things that emphasize the 'act', the strongest of which is that the couple is clearly shown 'doing it', accompanied by the moans, facial expressions and movements. All of which is probably too inappropriate for kids as young as 11 and 12. However, I think any teen 13 or older could enjoy this movie just fine. I would highly recommend this movie!

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