Hesher

Movie review by Jeffrey Anderson, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 18+

Coming-of-age dramedy is too dark, edgy for kids.

R 2011 100 minutes

Parents say

age 18+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 3 reviews

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age 18+

Booo - two thumbs down!

Disappointed. This movie was pointless! Not sure how anyone can enjoy this. I love Joseph Gordon-Levitt and he is the main reason I watched it, but this story was just bad! Everything about this movie is crude and it's basically all about sex with constant rude sexual remarks throughout. I didn't find anything funny or interesting about it. Natalie's character was unlikable, she didn't even really fit in the story. All I could feel sorry for was the child who seemed to be bombarded with idiots around him with no way of escaping. The ending sucked too. Definitely not for kids. Loads of violence even between tweens, tons of explicit sexual content including a porn film heard & seen with a kid in the room. Very strong language (including sexual) even by kids. Graphic drug use, drinking & smoking. If you're into all that, you'll like the movie, otherwise it will just give you a headache. Nothing to be learned here.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 18+

Funny but offensive

Probably the most repulsive movie I have ever seen. Yet there were scenes that were really funny. I don't know if I want to watch it again in the near future.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

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