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Parent reviews for 27 Dresses

Common Sense says

Frothy wedding romcom is fun but filled with profanity.
Based on our expert review

Parents say

age 12+
Based on 16 reviews

Kids say

age 12+
Based on 62 reviews
Parent of a 13 and 15 year old Written byswtpeaami July 25, 2009
My daughter and I liked it. Typical sibling rivalry, loves lost, then new loves gained. Good chick flick. One "sex scene" didn't show anything embarrassing. Some language. Good message, blood is thicker than any problem. In the end, they're sisters and that is all that matters.

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Sexy stuff
Drinking, Drugs & Smoking
Adult Written byBoiseNoise April 9, 2008

Offensive and Vapid

This sounded like the type of movie I would really enjoy, but it was a big disappointment! The offensive language and behavior was constant and distracting. Yes, there was a perpetual barrage of filthy words that I would rather not have to listen to at all, ever. Even worse, the leading man was prone to quoting scripture in a sarcastic way ("love is patient, love is kind, love is slowly going out of your mind"); and the leading lady at one point casually remarked, "I am Jesus." Talk about offensive!!! Behavior ranged from bad to worse: in just one example, the main character's BEST FRIEND slaps her in the face-- hard!-- as a "reality check," to which Jane meekly responds, "I deserved that." I got up and left before the end of the movie. There is no way I would take kids of any age to see this; it isn't even appropriate for thinking adults.
Adult Written bybitesizemoviereview August 6, 2012

Fun, lighthearted, some innuendo

This movie is so fun to watch! There is some language (no f-bombs, though). There are a few scenes of kissing, but the two are fully clothed and it's short. Probably what parents want to pay attention to is the sexual innuendo, mostly from minor characters. Otherwise, this movie is an enjoyable chick flick that can serve as a segue way for serious family talks about love and marriage.

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Positive role models
Parent of a 2, 4, and 7 year old Written bynewgirl1993 April 15, 2012

Not for young kids

This is a movie that i really like, but one i would not wach with my Littel kids around. Its a really good movie for teens and adults but not for young kids.

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Sexy stuff
Drinking, Drugs & Smoking
Adult Written byschoonie April 9, 2008

How not to be a brides maid

Remembe that no is a great anwser. Jane cannot say no and realizes tht her life is not hers. Nice to be helpful but you have to take care of yourself first.
Adult Written byFancyChristine15 October 7, 2010

All teens and adults

I love this movie. It is really cute and fun. Some talk about sex but that isn't what the movie is focused on. It's just a nice romantic comedy.
Adult Written byMovieLover4Lyfe May 26, 2010
I simply loved this movie! Kathrine Heigl is an excellent actress and she portrays the lonely, always-the-bridesmaid type perfectly. James Marsden is a dashingly handsome fellow and his performance is adorable! A must see :)

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Adult Written bysamcousins April 9, 2008

Was hoping for more

It was ok. Didn't totally hold my attention. Was so hoping for more.
Adult Written bygoodgirl January 10, 2017

i don't have a problem with it.

I liked it. good movie for teens 12 and up . not bad.

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Positive Messages
Adult Written bykaralily April 9, 2008

Trailer Spoiled the Best Scenes

A couple of connecting plots, very predictable! A lot of back and fourth with the main charactors. All the funny parts where advertised. Overall not nearly as good as How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days. Which would be a movie I would recommend to those who want to watch this one. Story lines not very realistic, extreme exagerations of real life. Overall entertaining. Would make a cute bridesmaid gift if your getting married soon.
Adult Written bywonder dove July 3, 2013

Not bad...

The movie isn't great, but it's not bad either. Definitely watchable if you like chick flicks with happy endings. It's basically about a young woman named Jane who has a lot of friends and has been a bridesmaid way too many times. She's in love with her boss but when her happy-go-lucky sister Tess pops by for a visit and meets him, they are instantly attracted to each other, which of course breaks Jane's heart. She meets journalist Kevin who both get off on the wrong foot but after much hanging out, they end up together after discovering that her chances with her boss is out of the question because he's engaged to Tess and they're planning a wedding. Lots of ups and downs from there, the story ends happily. Language is not too bad, a few uses of sh*t and some other common words throughout. Sexual content includes a few scenes of making out, two people sleep together (off screen - nothing shown), a lot of flirting. Violence has some arguing and bickering, a woman slaps her best friend in the face really hard, a woman slaps a man. There is heavy drinking in one scene where two people get happily drunk. Okay for the mature 14+ crowd, no real role models or good messages in this one though!

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Sexy stuff
Drinking, Drugs & Smoking
Adult Written byMovieluver101 December 22, 2011


This movie isn't what I would call "horribly bad and inapropriate!" Some language and one part, as they mention as the two leads get drunk.... otherwise....besides for a little... making out its fine for kids 12 and up

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Sexy stuff
Drinking, Drugs & Smoking
Adult Written byManuelNard August 7, 2018

27 Dresses

27 dresses is such a good movie. I love Katherine Heigl and James! Rewatch this movie again using boxxy software
Parent of a 9 and 13 year old Written bymphdavid April 9, 2008
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