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Parents' Guide to

Country Crush

By Renee Longstreet, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

Predictable tale has lots of country music, sad moments.

Movie NR 2017 96 minutes
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this movie.

Community Reviews

age 14+

Based on 4 parent reviews

age 12+

I love this movie

This movie is literally one of my favorites it has a lot of really sad parts and makes me cry but it’s still my favorite movie out there

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
age 13+

A really good musical within a movie

It's a pretty good movie for myself I quite enjoyed it. There's quite a bit of sexual references throughout the movie. Charlie is told by his sister-in-law if you love someone or something never let go. There's a bit of drinking in the movie but not enough to get drunk. There's a lot of great messages throughout the movie and in some of the songs. I didn't like the bar scene to much.

This title has:

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

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (4 ):
Kids say (1 ):

Music, heartfelt acting, and sincere, if obvious, messages help balance the predictability and by-the-numbers plot, but they can't save the movie from an overall blandness and familiarity. There's a big difference between old-fashioned and outdated, and unfortunately, Country Crush seems to land in the second category. Other than a few central characters, all the other players are one-dimensional, even corny. Gender roles are more traditional than modern. And, it doesn't help that the original songs written to help sell the story are so on the nose, even when they're nicely delivered and show some directing flair. Still, this movie may find a receptive audience among fans of country music, homespun values, and uncomplicated storytelling.

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