Cedar Rapids

Movie review by Jeffrey Anderson, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 17+

Raunchy comedy is packed with sex, drinking, and swearing.

R 2011 86 minutes

Parents say

age 17+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 18+

Based on 1 review

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age 17+

Helms just isn't a lead yet

Give him a few more years. He was a great co-lead in "The Hangover," a great supporting role in "We're the Millers," but Helms just isn't ready. He lends a definite, vulnerable likability to Tim Lippe, when he's not acting like a complete imbecile. But he is far from the problem. The problem honestly lies with the script. John C. Reilly has proven again and again his surreal, comedic worth, but this is his most annoying performance of all time. Almost everything that comes out of his mouth is vulgar, middle school humor. He does his best with what he's given. Anne Hache is decidedly enjoyable, a warm presence in a rather crass, sophomoric comedy. Helms and crew do go on wacky adventures in "Cedar Rapids," they just never amount to anything. Decisions characters make don't make sense. Helms is annoyingly naive. Too many distractions like this take away from the big picture. Skip "Cedar Rapids."

This title has:

Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 16+

cedar rapids

cedar rapids is a very awesome movie!

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

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