Love Actually

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

age 16+

Romantic and entertaining -- for older teens.

R 2003 135 minutes

Parents say

age 16+

Based on 44 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 74 reviews

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age 18+

Hugely Disappointed

My friends suggested this was a great romantic Christmas movie. I was extremely disappointed. Felt like a movie made by teenage boys who needed to emphasize a girls breasts, sex, bad language and poor taste. The opening idea on love was good, the music soundtrack excellent, the closing good, and the one father son relationship was cute. The rest was trash.

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 13+

Watch it without kids first to know what it is

This movie is inspiring but you need to know what is in it. Yes there is sex and a bit of nudity. Mostly boobs. But the scenes about the porn movie is actually quite sweet - they start as strangers and fall in love while working. There is context missing from other reviews. It's framed as just another workplace romance. Love can happen in lots of places. Thats the point.

This title has:

Great messages

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