Parents' Guide to

Keeping Up with the Joneses

By S. Jhoanna Robledo, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Fresh, funny action comedy has some violence, racy bits.

Movie PG-13 2016 101 minutes
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Community Reviews

age 17+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 18+

Use of language

Use of god**** a couple of times but it didn't reflect above under language. Disappointed because I rented it based on Common Sense medias review that t did not have this specific language but it does.

This title has:

Too much swearing
age 16+


After reading this review I expected so many good things from this movie. This movie was not funny and was not exciting at all. I am disappointed in these reviews. This was not a very good movie but it was still better than Masterminds.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (3):
Kids say (12):

This satisfyingly irreverent action comedy is just what the doctor ordered for viewers for longing for a fun escape. Fisher and Galifianakis are pitch-perfect as parents who find themselves with too much time on their hands after the kids are shipped away to camp. And they then wind up feeling less than perfect after meeting their new, more sophisticated neighbors. Gadot and Hamm complete the strong quartet of stars; their characters have an entertaining, if a bit predictable, storyline.

What elevates Keeping Up with the Joneses is how it sneaks in insightful observations about marriage, identity, and friendships among its hi-jinks and hilarity. Sure, there are some holes in the plot, but who cares when the end result is good old-fashioned laughs?

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