Nine to Five (9 to 5)

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

age 13+

Classic '80s comedy takes on sexual harassment.

PG 1980 110 minutes

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 5 reviews

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age 13+

Yes! All of this!

A film that gets better with age and that earned Coleman the reputation of the ultimate jerk boss-man swindler. Tomlin, Fonda, and Parton are movie magic and highlighting the extreme patriarchy they suffer from only draws attention to how we have not moved far enough in the almost 40 years since the film's release. The film still has charm, wit, and panache and still feels like many a blue collar workers fantasy, if only for two hours.
age 12+

Still holds up

My 13- and 10-year-olds got a lot of laughs out of this movie. There is a long marijuana scene and sexual harassment. Neither of those are too extreme, but if your family is sensitive to avoid such topics this movie isn't for you. My kids enjoyed the movie and understood the take-away message. I watched this a lot as a kid, and my spouse had never seen it, and we both agreed it held up well.

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