Must Love Dogs

Movie review by Cynthia Fuchs, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

Cute but predictable -- teen girls may like it.

PG-13 2005 98 minutes

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 6 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 5 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 13+

Too cute!

Pretty good movie! It took me while to actually see this movie as I'm not a huge chick flick fan because they always turn out the same. However, yes this was predictable but it was also fun. I thought I'd only last about half of it but ended up watching it all! I admire John Cusack, he is such a wonderful actor. Diane Lane was refreshing (if you want to see her younger as a teen watch The Outsiders!) The film is an upbeat romantic comedy with plenty of laughs, but not much dog stuff which I was hoping for. Language is pretty mild. Sexual content is quite frequent but nothing extreme - lots of dating scenes, dating sites, talking about dating, kissing, a couple search for a condom and end up driving to several stores but then change their minds about going to bed, scene of a revealing cleavage shown in a skimpy dress, lots of relationship talk...etc. No real violence to worry about. I'll be watching this one again soon!

This title has:

Too much sex
age 13+
I enjoyed the movie. It was kind of predictable but that can be comforting sometimes. Use your discretion as a parent before allowing your teen to view it. J.E.N.

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
Great messages
Great role models

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