Man Up

Movie review by S. Jhoanna Robledo, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Formulaic romcom has lots of sex talk, drinking.

R 2015 88 minutes

Parents say

age 17+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 1 review

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age 18+

Dissipation, degeneracy, drunkenness

This is possibly the worst movie I've ever seen. Two middle aged people spend the day together getting drunk and talking about oral sex, light someone on fire then make oral sex jokes about the fire extinguisher, then she ends up weeping drunkenly at her parents' anniversary party, he climbs in her parents' window cheered on by a crowd of drunken teenagers, he puts his hands on her rear and drunkenly tongue kisses her in front of her parents who are visibly turned on, then she drags him into her parents bathroom for sex IN THE MIDDLE OF HER PARENTS' ANNIVERSARY PARTY. While the drunken teenagers outside cheer.
age 16+

Somewhat cute and funny BUT

Basic humor for low expectation movie BUT there are parts that are inappropriately written in the name of humor that at minimum should be talked through as just plain sexist bad writing. The scene someone references here in the comments about the bathroom blackmail of a kiss AND the very end mentions her “sending pictures” to that same creepy guy...? What? A totally unnecessary and weird line to a decent (albeit classically formulaic) ending.

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