L.A. Story

Movie review by Angela Tiene, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Sweet and quirky, but only L.A. kids will get the joke.

PG-13 1991 95 minutes

Parents say

age 16+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 10+

Based on 1 review

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age 14+

Sweet and funny

If you like Steve Martin, I think this is one of his better works. And they messed up in the review above. I don't live in L.A. and never have so the review above is silly. It was a national box office movie with many jokes about the early 90s which are still relevant today...about art, coffee, weathermen, love, human nature, and life. I think it has a lovely emotional meaning about self-discovery but never gets too serious. I rated 14 just because Martin's character is exploring relationships with girlfriends and there are a couple "in bed" scenes (which are not very graphic).

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Great messages
age 17+
Somebody reallly messed up!!!!! The review says there is NO nudity!!! OH YES THERE IS!!! Very early on in the movie full close up of bare breast are seen! My husband and I turned the movie off at that point.

This title has:

Too much sex

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