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Parents' Guide to

Bachelor Party

By Charles Cassady Jr., Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 18+

'80s sex comedy is extremely raunchy, graphic.

Movie R 1984 105 minutes
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age 15+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 15+

Poorly made comedy

Bachelor Party might have a few laughs and Tom Hanks is always great but this film just isn’t that good overall. There are many many more comedies that are better to watch. The main content concern is the very graphic sexual content from start to finish, including frequent female nudity (breasts, butts, and vaginas) and A LOT of very descriptive and frank sexual dialogue. Good bit of profanity too in case that bothers you. The biggest thing that personally offended me was one joke done in a pretty homophobic manner....

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 15+

Not a movie for kids funny though.

a movie for teens and adults but not kids. very funny moments in this movie just not for kids that's all.

This title has:

Great messages

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2 ):
Kids say (1 ):

This raunchy comedy is lucky it gets salvaged by its star. According to publicity, BACHELOR PARTY was inspired by the real-life bachelor party of director Neal Israel's brother. While these lowbrow-joke experts keep the narrative moving along at a fast clip, with a few truly inventive and funny bits indeed (like the climax at a bogus "3D" movie marathon) amidst the locker-room and potty humor, this Party would hardly be worth attending if it weren't for the very much pre-Oscar, pre-Ken Burns documentaries Hanks. He brings an effortless likeability to the hero that provides a sweet center to what would otherwise be a typical entry in the very many 1980s extreme-sex-and-revenge slob comedies -- many, though not all, aimed at the teen market -- that came out after Porky's set the pace. Let's just say that if you giggled at the word "entry" there, this picture's on your wavelength.

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