Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story

Movie review by Nell Minow, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Think Bad News Bears crossed with Happy Gilmore.

PG-13 2004 96 minutes

Parents say

age 11+

Based on 22 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 73 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 15+


Wow. There are a few chuckles, but far more sexism, racism, misogyny, and just overall gross humor that overshadows anything positive that might actually be there.

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much swearing
age 6+

Fun for the whole family

Laugh out loud funny. Some bad words but went over our kids’ heads.

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