Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog

Movie review by Will Wade, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 12+

Fun musical adventure includes some innuendo and a death.

NR 2008 43 minutes

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 8 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 15 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 15+

We love NPH...but

First, we LOVE NPH. He's such a fabulous actor, and hilarious. He is innocent and sweet hearted while trying so hard to be "evil" ... its what makes this movie so great! However, I gage movies for my kids based on whether I'd be comfortable watching them around my own dad. This one has some pretty off color sexual humor that as an adult is funny, but not with your dad. And I wouldn't want my daughters hearing it.... not my 9 year old for sure, and I didn't let my older one til she was 15. Even she was embarrassed by the "good pounding" and "give her my hammer" jokes.

This title has:

Too much sex
age 16+

Something is wrong with Common Sense here!!

Editor's Pick? For 10 year olds??? No way! There's a long violent death scene -- and the sexual messages are quite clear, not "innuendo" at all. Example: a song about "hammering" one's date and then an explanation of exactly what that means. Yikes! I can see older teens thinking this is hilarious, but an Editor's Pick for elementary age children? Clearly CSM has been punked some some tech-savvy Joss Wheden fans. Beware.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex

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