Parents' Guide to

Hot Pursuit

By S. Jhoanna Robledo, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Stars' chemistry can't save uninspiring, cliché comedy.

Movie PG-13 2015 87 minutes
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Community Reviews

age 14+

Based on 4 parent reviews

age 16+

An OK movie, but short on the laughs.

The movie has some inappropriate conduct. The violence is on the more realistic, moderate side (a finger is severed, but isn't excessively bloody. There is lots of gunplay and several people are shot and killed. The blood is kept to a minimum). I caught one instance of religious profanity that S. Jhoanna Robledo seems to have missed. Again, very disappointed that she missed this. The movie was kinda cheesy and disappointing. The trailers made it look better than it actually was. There's some good messages, possibly decent role model, mild violence, some mild sexual situations (but no sex) like two girls kissing, mild swearing, and mild drug use. The movie can basically be summed up by saying it's mild and mediocre in every way.
age 14+

Not for kids

Kids can't watch this it is not for kids under 14 lots of death talk jail and drug lords.

This title has:

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

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (4):
Kids say (14):

Though Witherspoon and Vergara have enough charisma to power through any calamity -- and the kind of rapport that's crucial to a buddy comedy -- they simply can't save it from being boring. The script holds no originality or surprises; in fact, it's so uninspired that it's almost offensive: Do we really still need period jokes? And is a woman's inability to get a date still to be attributed to her square-ness? Props for trying, but ho-hum. Witherspoon and Vergara deserve better.

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