Parents' Guide to

All at Once

By Andrea Beach, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

Dramedy has lots of swearing and risky teen behavior.

Movie NR 2016 112 minutes
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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 17+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 16+


I really like this a lot. I don't think it's a true story but it's very relatable.

This title has:

Great messages
age 18+

Big disappointment

This movie is not a tribute to those lost on 9-11, very disappointed. Unnecessary cussing, too much sexual innuendo and movie just never got any better,

This title has:

Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (2):
Kids say: Not yet rated

Jon Abrahams assembled a charismatic and attractive cast into this dramedy that gives us some mild laughs but never quite finds its real heart. The storytelling takes some odd shortcuts and lingers a bit too long on areas that don't support a strong, unifying theme. But there's enough to enjoy along the way, and All at Once ends on enough of an upbeat note to make it an OK choice for a movie night with older teens and up.

Teens will definitely relate to Alexis' rebelliousness and how annoying she finds both James and Grace. Fortunately they'll also see the negative consequences of her worst behavior, and all ages can certainly empathize with how the loss of her parents continues to affect her.

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