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Common Sense says

age 17+

Classic '80s comedy; not for kids.

R 1980 130 minutes

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 10 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 42 reviews

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age 14+

Damaging portrayals of women and sexuality

I still found this movie funny as hell. But -- beyond the sex scenes and nudity -- the portrayal of women here is damaging, unless your kids already know how to watch movies from this period with a critical eye. Of the 3 female characters, one is a foil for her rich husband, and the other 2 exist and find joy only in having sex with multiple generally unappealing men. It's pretty classic 70s/80s fare, which is all the more reason to call this out and not normalize it.

This title has:

Too much sex
age 11+


Violence 1.5/5 Sex 3/5 Language 4/5 Drinking/Drugs/Smoking 3.5/5

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