Movie review by Jeffrey Anderson, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 17+

Big-screen SNL skit explodes with crass humor, sex, blood.

R 2010 99 minutes

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 8 reviews

Kids say

age 15+

Based on 9 reviews

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age 18+

Great Satire Movie

I absolutely love this Satire masterpiece of an action movie.. it's so bad it's great! The entire movie is just the main guy being a total idiot throughout the entire thing and yet you still love him.. I would say it is like the movie "Johnny English" and "Team America" put together. The dark humour turned way up and much more disgusting humour as well. It's not for the faint hearted. Also massive sex scenes with no nudity except for a mans ass but you hear everything.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much consumerism
age 2+

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much violence
Too much swearing
Too much consumerism
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

Movie Details

  • In theaters: May 21, 2010
  • On DVD or streaming: September 7, 2010
  • Cast: Kristen Wiig, Ryan Phillippe, Will Forte
  • Studio: Rogue Pictures
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Run time: 99 minutes
  • MPAA rating: R
  • MPAA explanation: strong crude and sexual content, violence, language and some nudity
  • Last updated: July 7, 2022

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