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Kiss the Girls

By Ellen Twadell, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 18+

A thrill-less thriller. Too violent for kids.

Movie R 1997 117 minutes
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This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (1 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

KISS THE GIRLS is an entirely mediocre film. The cast, while talented, doesn't mesh well on-screen and the plot, based on a James Patterson novel, never takes off in any exciting directions. There are some exciting visual effects, such as Kate's frightening race through the woods, but scenes like these do little to make up for the film's other deficiencies.

Movie Details

  • In theaters: January 1, 1997
  • On DVD or streaming: October 6, 1998
  • Cast: Ashley Judd , Cary Elwes , Morgan Freeman
  • Director: Gary Fleder
  • Inclusion Information: Female actors, Black actors
  • Studio: Paramount Pictures
  • Genre: Drama
  • Run time: 117 minutes
  • MPAA rating: R
  • MPAA explanation: terror, violence, and language.
  • Last updated: September 26, 2022

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