Nappily Ever After

Movie review by Renee Longstreet, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Romantic dramedy with positive messages, language, sex.

NR 2018 98 minutes

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 15+

Based on 2 reviews

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age 16+

Great movie, but it's pushes too far

This movie has an absolutely wonderful message. Self worth, humility, natural beauty vs unhealthy beauty standards, freedom of choice. I think every woman should watch this movie, especially black women, and black teens. But, I'm suprised this movie got away with a pg-13 rating. Right at the beginning there's a highly concetrated almost 1.5 minute sex scene (even if there isn't nudity, it's focused enough to feel like a R rated scene instead of a PG-13 one). And "Fuck" is said 5 times throughout the film, more than any other pg-13 film I've seen. I was watching this with my little sister and it made me double check the rating b/c I was so confused. But I guess every parent has different tastes on what's too much for their kids.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much sex
Too much swearing
age 18+

Stopped Watching at 7 Minutes

I’m shocked that the rating for sexual content is so low. There’s a sex scene that lasts 1.5 minutes (closed my eyes and fast-forwarded through). That’s more than just “some sexual activity” and “carefully shot sexual activity.” Breaks my heart that even a common sense rating would be so hardened to sexual content. Guess it’s a sign of our times. Goodness.

This title has:

Too much sex

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