Blue Crush

Movie review by Nell Minow, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Surfer heroine story has some profanity, drinking, drugs.

PG-13 2002 105 minutes

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 6 reviews

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age 13+

Teens Approved

The main role model in this story is a young adult, surfergirl, dropout who is struggling to raise her kid sister and instill values that she isn't exactly living out. Through this story the girls mature and grow together, building a positive relationships and overcoming fears. Questionable moments in this flick: The young sister does make some poor decisions and is found smoking and drinking and partying. The older sister and friends are housecleaning and find condums in one of the hotel rooms and quit their jobs over the issue.

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Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 13+
This movie has a "You can achieve, if you just believe" (I know, corny)message to it. The main character has a handful of obstacles that she has to overcome throughout the movie in order for her to reach her goal, which is to become a professional surfer. She has real life responsibilities including taking care of her younger adolescent sister and paying the bills on time. A true story of struggle and determination. I highly recommend this movie to teens and older.

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