Parents' Guide to

Catch and Release

By Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Mostly forgettable romantic comedy for teens+.

Movie PG-13 2007 111 minutes
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age 16+

Based on 1 parent review

age 16+

Not Pg-13!

Don’t waste your time and don’t expose younger teens to the very mature themes (suicide attempt, casual sex, cheating, drinking) in this pointless movie. Extended sex scenes, while characters are not shown nude, there are long scenes of what is obviously sex in bed and on a bathroom sink. Would not allow my 13 year old to watch this!!

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
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Is It Any Good?

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Kids say (1):

Even Alias devotees who adore Jennifer Garner will be disappointed by this unimpressive dramedy. At least Juliette Lewis and Kevin Smith are amusing as, respectively, an airheadish massage therapist who studies Chinese medicine and a robe-wearing, fast-talking layabout who likes to quote sayings printed on herbal-tea boxes. But a few funny lines can't save this romantic comedy from being utterly forgettable.

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