Beavis and Butt-head Do America

Movie review by Charles Cassady Jr., Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 15+

MTV spin-off for "mature" lovers of really stupid humor.

PG-13 1996 81 minutes

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 6 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 34 reviews

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age 12+

Love this Great Movie

This movie has stuff that wouldn't be acceptable for kids under 12 like swearing and drinking/drugs but overall great movie.

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Great messages
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Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
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age 12+

The butt review

Movie Details

  • In theaters: December 20, 1996
  • On DVD or streaming: September 12, 2006
  • Cast: Bruce Willis, Demi Moore, Mike Judge
  • Director: Mike Judge
  • Studio: Paramount Pictures
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Run time: 81 minutes
  • MPAA rating: PG-13
  • MPAA explanation: continuous crude sex-related humor and language, and for a drug-related scene.
  • Last updated: March 31, 2022

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