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The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!

By Heather Boerner, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Bawdy, dumb-humor classic spoofs '80s cop dramas.

Movie PG-13 1988 84 minutes
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Based on 9 parent reviews

age 10+

My favorite movie

I loved this movie so much and I think it is not to inappropriate a little bit of sex and body sized condoms some violence but mostly comedic very good movie I would suggest
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Our review:
Parents say (9 ):
Kids say (25 ):

If you're at all squeamish about toilet humor, pratfalls, or sexual innuendo, avoid The Naked Gun. It's rife with all of the above -- in fact, it's a nonstop series of jokes that will have your inner 14-year-old boy rolling on the floor laughing.

And f you don't have an inner 14-year-old boy, pay attention to the plot twists that are surprising a couple of decades down the line. Pre-murder trial O.J. Simpson plays a well-meaning cop who's constantly getting hurt. And, the film starts with the meeting of "rogue nations," as Ayatollah Khomeini proclaims, "We must conceive of at least one terrorist act that will show all the world that the United States, the Great Satan, is but a paper tiger, a weak nation, a weak people, a people ripe for destruction." Those words seem even more ominous now than they did in the midst of the Cold War.

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