Thank You for Smoking

Movie review by Cynthia Fuchs, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Mostly clever comedy about lobbyists. For adults.

R 2006 92 minutes

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 7 reviews

Kids say

age 16+

Based on 8 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 18+

The nitty gritty of smoking!

Absolutely an amazing film! Not only outlines the dangers of smoking, but also gives you some serious insight on people who lobby for tabbaco!

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Great role models
age 14+

Thought provoking; a good primer on how to be critical of advertising

It's important to realize that Big Tobacco and the other less-than-favorable aspects of the movie are presented as, well, less-than-favorable. Slick arguers and quick-witted (some of) them they may be, but the movie has a not-too-subtle approach to showing us the shallow, morally bankrupt nature of these characters. A great conversation starter.

This title has:

Great messages
Too much swearing
Too much consumerism
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

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