Bewitched

Movie review by Cynthia Fuchs, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

So-so romantic comedy; only somewhat clever.

PG-13 2005 90 minutes

Parents say

age 10+

Based on 16 reviews

Kids say

age 10+

Based on 25 reviews

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age 13+

Unnecessary sexual language

I saw that parents consider the film to be suitable for 9+ but I really can't agree with that. There were references to the male lead being on a one way ticket to pussy town, a character said her and her ex husband ended up having sex on a piece of gym equipment and the lead female asks her friend what a dick is and later on references it as a male reproductive organ. I'm sure there's more but at this point I turned the film off. These were completely unnecessary to the story line and could quite easily have been omitted. Why not just say the lady and her ex husband made out on the gym equipment, or call the lead male a moron instead of a dick? Sexual references in family films are completely unnecessary, inappropriate and unacceptable. I'm no prude but can film makers please stop including sexual words and references in PG films? Children do not need to be hearing about these things.

This title has:

Too much sex
age 8+

Sweet film that appeals to all ages

Chose this film on British cable TV as it was rated PG and we seem to have seen literally everything else. Got a bit worried when I read some of the reviews on here. It's a sweet film with both a nostalgic and modern feel. It's important to know that the language (pussy & tool) are used as insults against the Will Ferrell character. While both are used more than once it is quick succession but in separate scenes. They are not used in a sexual way. "Dick" is used once in a fairly subtle and clever way, again as an insult, but later changed to "male reproductive organ". It will make sense to adults when you watch it. Also the nudity is in a #spoiler dream sequence about being embarrassed and again not sexual or particularly gratuitous. A couple of mild references to sexual relationships but nothing I was at all uncomfortable with. Really glad I watched this film with my daughter's.

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much swearing

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