Love Don't Cost a Thing

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

age 15+

Missed opportunity full of dubious messages.

PG-13 2003 101 minutes

Parents say

age 11+

Based on 7 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 5 reviews

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age 11+

Stellar movie, some sexual references

This movie is about a teen who tries to pay a girlfriend to get him popularity. Eventually, he finds out that you have to work hard, and that life isn't as easy as fixing a car and getting a girl. Some parts are inappropriate, but this movie would be fine for kids 11 and up. You may want to talk to your tween about some of the messages they might get from the movie, but was great and fun to watch.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much consumerism
age 11+

Stellar movie, some sexual references

This movie is about a teen who tries to pay a girlfriend to get him popularity. Eventually, he finds out that you have to work hard, and that life isn't as easy as fixing a car and getting a girl. Some parts are inappropriate, but this movie would be fine for kids 11 and up. You may want to talk to your tween about some of the messages they might get from the movie, but was great and fun to watch.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much consumerism

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