Beauty and the Briefcase

Movie review by Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 15+

Duff hunts for a mate in a bit sexed up, but sweet TV movie.

NR 2011 86 minutes

Parents say

age 11+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 10 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 13+

cute movie

I really liked this movie, Hillary Duff has many funny scenes. Kinda cheesy but in a good way.
age 10+

Basically, the bad outweighs the good

I was disappointed with the portrayal of women as shallow, incompetent and deceptive. The film features an impressive cast, yet suffers from slipshod writing and almost-bad acting--especially from lead Hilary Duff, who delivers a performance more suited to her early work on the Disney Channel (juvenile, shrill and insipid, yet somehow still endearing). Characters are very two-dimensional, themes and plot are predictable and childish, which honestly can be confusing given the film's mildly sexual undertones and cautious attempts at profanity.

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much swearing

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