Chef

Movie review by S. Jhoanna Robledo, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 15+

Salty comedy about food and fatherhood is made with love.

R 2014 115 minutes

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 15 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 26 reviews

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age 13+

Inspiring, Uplifting

A movie that displays a chef's passion. Even when it seems it may be a dead end, Carl finds a way back to his passion and takes it to the road! Personally, as a chef and a teacher, this movie inspires me to purchase my own food truck and travel the country doing what I love best!

This title has:

Great messages
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age 16+

Great movie but has a lot of bad language

Great actors and amazing movie, just had a little too much bad language for my liking.

This title has:

Too much swearing

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