Parents' Guide to

Little Italy

By Renee Longstreet, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

Charmless romcom has swearing, sexual references.

Movie R 2018 102 minutes
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age 14+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 12+

cheesy but good

i love the lead actors, they’re amazing, but this movie was just so cheesy😭 it felt like i was watching a live action film adaptation of a wattpad fanfic. overall, if you look over the terrible stereotypes and cheesy cringy lines, its a decent movie to watch with your family or friends on a movie night
age 12+

it was good. I'll have to watch it again.

I thought it was alright seeing that Emma Roberts was in it. I will watch it again probably and will like it.

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This throwback to 1980s romcoms succeeds only at reaching new heights of cheesiness: predictable plot, forced comedy, cringe-worthy stereotypes, weak script, and artless execution. It's pointless to mention all that's wrong with Little Italy, but when the biggest laughs come from a Chinese man named Luigi who runs an Italian-style bar; a sex-crazed senior dancing on the table in a pizza joint after having inadvertently ingested pot, and an Indian restaurant named "Karma Sutra," it's all downhill from there, hitting rock bottom with the female cop who pats down the hero for what seems like forever as she utters one double-entendre after another. A misfire on all cylinders.

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