Be Kind Rewind

Movie review by Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 12+

Quirky Jack Black comedy is sweet and silly.

PG-13 2008 101 minutes

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 7 reviews

Kids say

age 10+

Based on 16 reviews

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age 13+


First of all, we've been using Common Sense Media for a long time, but their review is not good. There is swearing, three uses of "What the duck", two uses of s**t, one b***h, two uses of what the hell and a**, and a not needed crude joke about someone's balls slapping so hard they had to scoop them up and ask them to come home. Why? There was no point to include that and it is completely unnecessary. There is also a man in a hard core porn room section of a video store after hours. Anyways, if you're thirteen and up and mature you should be able to handle it. But parents, approach it with concern.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
age 14+

Crude joke about "getting action" is worse than crude

I was fine with the idea of the movie, and am generally OK with Jack Black. But the "somewhat crude joke" is a bit worse than that, and I was shocked to hear it from a movie that was deemed OK for 12 and under. Consensus here is 10 and 11. I don't agree with those ages.

This title has:

Too much swearing

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