Being the Ricardos

Movie review by Monique Jones, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 15+

Behind-the-scenes drama falls short; strong language.

R 2021 125 minutes

Parents say

age 16+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 3 reviews

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age 17+
Surprisingly great film with a superb dramatic ending that finishes the movie off in a nice way. This movie is obviously meant for adults, and should not be viewed by kids.

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Too much sex
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age 15+

Entertaining + Insight into TV's "Golden Age"

A great film about a glimpse into the lives of real-life actors Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz. Families that like learning about all things old Hollywood will really enjoy this film. The occurrences of the film are framed within a hectic production week of shooting an episode of "I Love Lucy" at the same time that some personal scandals erupt and threaten to effect the success of the show. Though there is language and 2 sensual scenes early on, mature kids that are really into the history of Hollywood (and who love a good Drama) will enjoy this one.

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