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Parents' Guide to

Disaster Movie

By Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Crude, dumb spoof isn't worth your time or money.

Movie PG-13 2008 90 minutes
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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 13+

Based on 10 parent reviews

age 18+

This is the worst movie I’ve ever seen.

Rated X18

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much consumerism
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
1 person found this helpful.
age 16+

Do I even need to come up with a title to discribe how bad this film is?

Okay, I enjoy a good comedy (ex. Napoleon Dynamite, Tropic Thunder) but this is far from a comedy. All the "jokes" are bland and tasteless. This movie set a new record for time getting me out of a theater (Which was previously held by Meet the Spartans). The only reason I saw this one was because it was the second film in a Drive In double feature. Pass this pile of crap up, don't even consider it. 1 out of 5
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Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (10 ):
Kids say (52 ):

This decade has brought us a series of successively less bearable, virtually unwatchable "comedies" from directors Jason Friedberg and Aaron Seltzer, and this is yet another. Unlike the classic genre parodies of the '70s and '80s that left audiences nearly out of breath from laughing so hard, what they make isn't even comedy; it's more like a parade of popular movie characters and celebrities stitched together with punchlines so eye-rollingly predictable that most seventh-graders could have written them.

The actors themselves, a few of whom are MADtv veterans, aren't to blame. None of them is well-known enough -- with the exceptions of Carmen Electra and Kim Kardashian, both of whom have their ample "actorly" assets on display -- to turn down a film role. The fact that Lions Gate keeps giving Friedberg and Seltzer a platform for this dreck is the real disaster.

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