Movie review by Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 17+

Laugh-aloud raunchy humor masks messages about adulthood.

R 2014 96 minutes

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 26 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 44 reviews

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age 13+

Suuuuper funny, and has you stressed out the WHOLE TIME

I'm ngl this movie is very inappropriate. There are CONSTANT sexual references, there are at least 7 fully nude sex scenes, there is a scene where the husband has to "milk" his wife and her t*ts are all black and purple, there is even a scene where the frats are sculpting dildos and selling them to girls to make money. Long story is one of the FUNNIEST movies that i have ever seen, second only to Ted or Borat. I recommend this for 13 and up. I know this sound weird but chances are that at school, the amount of sexual jokes and cuss words they hear are the equivalent to an NC-17 movie, and more than likely they have or currently watch porn.So what exactly are you protecting them from that they haven't seen. Personally i was allowed to govern what i watched, as long as i did well in other aspect such as school and sports. I was watching movies such as silence of the lambs, and Rambo at age 10, and i turned out perfectly fine. And if you deny your child access to rated R or PG-13 movies, they will either do it at a friends house behind your back or on an illegal movie website behind your back, so its your choice.

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 14+

Very Funny

Let’s be reasonable at 14 when kids get to highschool they learn lots of things within the first month most kids even know everything in 8th grade so this movie is not for 18+ definitely 14 maybe 15 you guys need to remember your children need to grow up it’s best if it’s done very early i never got the “talk” i legit learned everything all by myself by about 13 but back to the movie i found it extremely funny and if you can’t handle the inappropriate parts then you are just a bum everything about the movie was interesting and hilarious i loved seth rogens performance the most this movie didn’t get the best of reviews but i found the movie great and i highly recommend if your looking for some good laughs

Movie Details

  • In theaters: May 9, 2014
  • On DVD or streaming: September 23, 2014
  • Cast: Seth Rogen, Zac Efron, Rose Byrne
  • Director: Nicholas Stoller
  • Studio: Universal Studios
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Run time: 96 minutes
  • MPAA rating: R
  • MPAA explanation: pervasive language, strong crude and sexual content, graphic nudity, and drug use throughout
  • Last updated: April 1, 2022

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