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Parents' Guide to

Nicky Deuce

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Star-studded book-inspired movie is cross-generational fun.

Movie NR 2013 67 minutes
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age 18+

Based on 1 parent review

age 18+


Sex scenes and violent

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Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
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Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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Kids say (3 ):

Schirripa steals the show in this excellent movie based on his own co-authored children's book. Tweens and adults alike will love his portrayal of the unpredictable and slightly off-kilter Uncle Frank, who proves to be just the influence Nicky needs to come out of his shell. Sopranos fan or not, seeing this recognizable cast -- James Gandolfini, Michael Imperioli, Vincent Curatola, and Tony Sirico -- in a kids movie is reason enough to watch, and you won't be disappointed by the comical spin the story puts on their tough-guy reputations.

Happily, Nicky Deuce doesn't rely just on familiar faces (including iCarly's Munck) to win over fans. Its story is a pleasant mix of comedy, drama, and feel-good messages about the joys and frustrations of family life. Nicky's new relationships with his father's side of the family prove essential in his journey toward self-awareness and encourage other family members to set aside old grievances as well. It's a good reminder that loyalty and forgiveness can always conquer the inherent imperfections of family relationships.

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