Hope Floats

Movie review by Carly Kocurek, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

Redemptive drama ready made for family viewing.

PG-13 1998 114 minutes

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 5 reviews

Kids say

age 10+

Based on 3 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 14+

Excellent movie. Great chick flick. But common sense media has it wrong. There is a little bit of sexy stuff in it.

Common sense media has it wrong when they say there is no sexy stuff. There’s a scene where the main character talks with another character about how they kissed during a spin the bottle episode. The main female character mentions that this male character put his tongue in her mouth when kissing. Just thought I would mention that. Overall, I absolutely love this movie. It is such a touching movie. I think it gets bad reviews because it is considered melodramatic but movie reviewers always have a political agenda. This is a good movie and well acted. All the characters do a great job in my opinion. A great chick flick.
age 10+

Awesome movie

I love this movie. I have seen it so many times. I love it. It's one of my all-time favorites. It's right up there with dirty dancing. Practical magic and overboard. I've probably seen it at least a hundred times and it still makes me cry.

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