Parents' Guide to

My Boss's Daughter

By Nell Minow, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 17+

Kutcher comedy is crude, offensive, and all-around bad.

Movie PG-13 2003 100 minutes
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age 12+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 10+

I like it it’s rated pg13 right?

I enjoy or enjoyed it it’s cute I’m confused about the rating . I think it’s rated pg 13 but there is an r rated version but two words Ashton Kutcher who is adorable and makes this a movie to enjoy.

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age 13+

i like this movie.

it was cute. there is a PG-13 version and a R rated version. its got Ashton in it which makes it a good movie. I like it.

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Is It Any Good?

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It isn't just that My Boss's Daughter is stupid. It isn't just that it is offensive. It isn't just that it is not funny. It is all of the above, plus an appalling use of talented people like Terence Stamp, Michael Madsen, Molly, and David Zucker (of Airplane) who directed the whole mess and then put his real name on it.

The set-up is just fine (think of The Cat in the Hat and many wonderful screwball comedies). The problem is that not one thing that happens in the next hour onscreen is interesting, funny, or original. It is just one long cringe-inducing disgust-fest with jokes about OJ Simpson, a girl's bleeding head wound, gays, blacks, a blind quadriplegic, attempted suicide, an apparent seizure, rape and too much more. In fact, if you made a list of every single thing in the world that is not funny, you'd have this movie.

Movie Details

  • In theaters: August 21, 2003
  • On DVD or streaming: February 3, 2004
  • Cast: Carmen Electra, Tara Reid
  • Director: David Zucker
  • Studio: Miramax
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Run time: 100 minutes
  • MPAA rating: PG-13
  • MPAA explanation: crude and sex-related humor, drug content and language
  • Last updated: June 2, 2022

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