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(out of 4 reviews)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
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Teen, 14 years old Written byladybug! April 9, 2008
AGENot rated for age
QUALITY
 

ZZZZZZZZ! Huh? Oh sorry....

Mona Lisa Smile was a very dull movie. It was also a stareotype according to Wellsley Alumni who were in school that year, they say that wasn`t at all what was going on! Julia Roberts isn`t all that entertaining at all. Julia Stiles was very good. She was a very strong charactor. Overall, I have to say I would not see this movie again.
Teen, 13 years old Written byAudreyH.fan! December 30, 2012
AGE
18
QUALITY
 

Good acting, bad message.

This movie was...typical in the sense that young, educated females are tossing out the old ways (Better ways)! and becoming independent and self-centered. Yes, the acting was exemplary but the message was very, "real women don't need men." I think that parents should pause and think, "Is this movie telling my child good values?" In my opinion it does not. The media today is telling young girls that having relations before marriage is alright, which this movie clearly represents. The world needs more movie that are wholesome, yet fun. We need to get back to the days where girls had grace, poise, and propriety
What other families should know
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
Teen, 14 years old Written bynolegirl97 July 22, 2011
AGE
11
QUALITY
 

It's not as bad as it seems

This is coming from a 14 year-old who is a little bit closer to this age group... Kids learn about "the Birds and the Bees" when they are about 10 or so...right? (I learned it in 5th grade). The worst "sexual inappropriateness" is covered in that awkward speech that you give your child... There isn't even that much of it. Not to mention the powerful message included into this movie... I'll admit that the 1950's sexism theme might be lost on your child, but I still think that this is a fantastic movie worth sharing to you whole family. I think that it is time for parents to realize that their kid knows little bit more than they let on...
What other families should know
Great messages
Great role models
Too much sex
Teen, 15 years old Written byAp123456 July 15, 2011
AGE
14
QUALITY
 

Good

What other families should know
Great messages