Parents' Guide to

Down to You

By Nell Minow, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Weak and often inappropriate romantic comedy.

Movie PG-13 2000 91 minutes
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age 12+

Based on 1 parent review

age 12+

cute movie!

Cute movie i liked it . best age would be 12 and up. although rated Pg-13 they have the f word but only once. still in all a great romantic comedy that i loved!

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Teenagers, especially teenage girls, may want to see this movie, a passable romantic comedy starring teen dreams Freddie Prinze, Jr. and Julia Styles. Somewhere, there is a sweet story about two college kids who fall in love and find more than they are able to handle. The movie shows us that they get into trouble for trying to take on an adult relationship without the emotional maturity it requires. They break up because they are not capable of talking to each other honestly about their fears. When they have a pregnancy scare, they realize that they are not prepared for the consequences of their actions. Desperate for a separation to give her space to grow up, the girl breaks up with the boy the only way she can think of -- by having sex with someone else.

Movie Details

  • In theaters: January 21, 2000
  • On DVD or streaming: July 11, 2000
  • Cast: Freddie Prinze Jr. , Julia Stiles , Selma Blair
  • Director: Kris Isacsson
  • Inclusion Information: Latino actors, Female actors
  • Studio: Miramax
  • Genre: Drama
  • Run time: 91 minutes
  • MPAA rating: PG-13
  • MPAA explanation: mature thematic material, sexual content, language, drug and alcohol use
  • Last updated: June 22, 2023

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