Legally Blonde

Movie review by Nell Minow, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

Fun romp has some sexual references and salty language.

PG-13 2001 96 minutes

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 28 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 141 reviews

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age 16+

WAY too mature for the current 12yo rating

I am fairly free with what I let my daughter watch and recently rewatched this with her and couldn’t believe the amount of direct sexual conversation, much less the innuendo. This should have been a hard pass until she is way older, even though I do love this movie.

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much swearing
5 people found this helpful.
age 14+

"some" sexual references? hmmm...

Not a prude here - but almost every scene had a crass sexual reference or joke - beware for the younger kids who aren't ready for this. Further, the female roles are generally farcical caricatures and shallow stereotypes. There is growth and empowerment as the movie progresses, so teaching moments do exist, but there are far more negative stereotypes than positive ones overall. In short, I am a little surprised by the 4 star review and the age classification from Common Sense on this one.

This title has:

Too much sex
2 people found this helpful.

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