Parents' Guide to

50 First Dates

By Nell Minow, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Silly, crude humor and a dash of romance.

Movie PG-13 2004 96 minutes
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age 12+

Based on 11 parent reviews

age 12+
Loooved this movie! Some poor judements in directing maybe. But very funny!
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age 7+

ROMANTIC, FUNNY! Great for kids

Sweet movie! Guy falls for a woman with memory impairment and must win her over daily. The way they solve the problem at the end made me cry it was so awesome. Shows how people who love someone can work around serious disabilities and have wonderful lives together and family. Some crude jokes but no real sex or gross references....super funny!

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (11):
Kids say (61):

Barrymore is as delicious as ever, and, as in The Wedding Singer, she and Sandler have an easy chemistry that showcases their offbeat appeal. But some viewers will find there is too little romance and too much gross-out humor. And some will be sorry about the waste of talented performers like Dan Aykroyd, as Lucy's doctor, and Sean Astin (Rudy) as Lucy's lisping, steroid-using brother.

And, yes, it's another Adam Sandler movie, which means that a sweet but very immature man will fall for a winsome young lady amidst many, many, many attempts to find humor in sexual orientation, the impact of steroid use on sexual function, the relative merits of different sexual partners, getting walloped on the head, getting walloped on the stomach, getting bit by a shark, various physical disabilities and impairments, and more references to penis size and sexual stamina than a mailbox full of spam.

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