Movie review by S. Jhoanna Robledo, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Work-set comedy dwells on sex, marriage; not for young kids.

R 2009 91 minutes

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 15+

Based on 3 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 15+


This film is Rated R for language, sexual references and some drug use. The profanity and drugs is nothing a teenager cannot handle. The sex talk is not graphic but can be very descriptive on occasion. Overall the film is decent. Funny but a bit too slow. If you are deciding whether or not this film is appropriate for your child(ren), I hope this review was helpful.

This title has:

Too much swearing
Too much consumerism
age 15+

Better than i expected

I was expecting this movie to be more of a rental but it was actally a lot better than i expected. It's funny but not Laugh-out-loud funny, but what i really enjoyed about the film was the plot and all the things that were going on in the movie kept me very interested. I would say it;s ok for ages 15 and up. There is some swearing but nothing too explicit (espically for an R rated comedy), some sexual content and 2 scenes of drug use where a man accidently takes a wrong pill and a scene where men are smoking bongs.

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

Movie Details

  • In theaters: September 4, 2009
  • On DVD or streaming: December 22, 2009
  • Cast: Ben Affleck, Jason Bateman, Mila Kunis
  • Director: Mike Judge
  • Studio: Miramax
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Run time: 91 minutes
  • MPAA rating: R
  • MPAA explanation: language, sexual references and some drug use
  • Last updated: July 2, 2022

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