Movie review by Kelly Kessler, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Dark '90s high school comedy has lots of sex, cursing.

R 1999 103 minutes

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 8 reviews

Kids say

age 16+

Based on 6 reviews

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age 18+

Not s kids film, but of a laugh... Bit dark.... Not the best film these cast have done..

Not a typical kids high-school film.... Quite a laugh but humour is highly sexual and inappropriate language. Doesn't bother me but... I wouldn't suggest it for family viewing. Love the cast in it... But not the best they've been in.
age 15+

Very well made

Election is a classic honestly. It features some of Hollywood’s best and brightest, Witherspoon really shows her strong acting chops here. Anyone who saw this film knew that she was going to on to have a great film career. The writing is clever and sharp and the acting is spot on. If you enjoy a good dark comedy, this is for you. Has strong language and a few strong sex scenes. 15+ should be ok.

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much swearing

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