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By Jeffrey Anderson, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Lazy, insulting, gender-swapped remake just isn't funny.

Movie PG-13 2018 112 minutes
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age 15+

Based on 8 parent reviews

age 18+

So inappropriate!

I LOVE the original, and was looking forward to the remake but it was not appropriate. Talks about condoms and sex way too much. Sadly, it wasn’t even funny.

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
1 person found this helpful.
age 18+

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (8 ):
Kids say (13 ):

This gender-swapped remake of the 1980s screwball comedy misses the mark, letting down both the characters and the audience. Garry Marshall's 1987 movie at least gave Goldie Hawn a funny role to play as mean-spirited socialite Joanna; this Overboard gains nothing from switching the roles. Usually hilarious, Faris becomes a put-upon working-class character and saps any potential for fun.

Derbez -- a huge star in Mexico -- struggles to cohere the frantic energy of his comedy with Faris', and his "transformation" into a nice guy is extremely difficult to buy. The supposed chemistry between him and Faris feels forced. No one comes out looking good here.

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