Parents' Guide to

Nacho Libre

By Jane Boursaw, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 11+

Offbeat movie has lots of potty humor, comic action.

Movie PG 2006 100 minutes
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this movie.

Community Reviews

age 8+

Based on 31 parent reviews

age 2+

One of the best movies out there

age 10+

Mexican black panther

as a mexican I love this film, genuinely funny for kids? depends on the child but i would overall recommend it for kids 10 and up

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (31 ):
Kids say (45 ):

NACHO LIBRE is quirky and silly, with some of the best writing and characters around. Given the offbeat nature of director Jared Hess (Napoleon Dynamite), the star (School of Rock), and the writer (Mike White, who wrote The Good Girl and School of Rock), this movie is destined to go down as a cult classic, with lines you'll be quoting for years. Jack Black (who also produced the movie) is surprisingly agile in the ring, and Hector Jimenez is a scene stealer.

Even if you don't "get" this type of goofy humor, Nacho Libre is still a sweet movie with a good message about caring for others -- even if Jack Black in tight pants is an image you'd just as soon forget.

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