Parents' Guide to

21 and Over

By S. Jhoanna Robledo, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 17+

Raunchy buddy comedy is all about getting wasted.

Movie R 2013 93 minutes
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this movie.

Community Reviews

age 15+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 16+

Funny at times with some crude references

Not to much sexual content but there is male and female nudity but not bad. A lot of profanities are used mostly by one of the main characters. Alcohol content is to mature for younger teens

This title has:

Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 14+

Hilarious movie

It was a great movie as long as your kids can handle the language and adult themes.

This title has:

Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2):
Kids say (13):

Lost amid the bros-gone-wild shenanigans of 21 and Over is an interesting story about male friendships and brotherhood. Emphasis on "lost." Because, aside from the rare bits when the story delves into why guys do or don't support each other in times of trouble or confusion, what we get is unoriginal, crass material that fails to capture the subversive fun of The Hangover.

21 and Over was directed by the guys who wrote that 2009 bachelor party-gone-bad hit, Jon Lucas and Scott Moore, and they're clearly trying to capture the proverbial lighting in a bottle once more. No can do. The jokes are either tired or sexist -- and in some cases, both. The characters are one-dimensional and stereotypical (oh, wow, an Asian father who's obsessed with his son going to med school), and their night-of-endless-snafus just really isn't all that amusing. Instead of a night out, they probably should've called it a night.

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