Parents' Guide to

Sandy Wexler

By Renee Longstreet, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Sometimes-raunchy showbiz farce has cursing, comic action.

Movie NR 2017 131 minutes
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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 12+

Based on 5 parent reviews

age 13+

Older kids would like it

Older teens would like this movie since its got some narration in it by different celebrites that the younger generation might not know or heard of before. There also might be some jokes that might be too much for younger viewers, for example, there is a joke about Eddie Murphy and Sandy Wexler, "fake laugh" against Eddie Murphy told through the eyes of Chris Rock, younger viewers might get lost in the narration of the movie

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
age 14+

Very good

I was pleasantly surprised with this Adam Sandler film. It’s not as raunchy as many of his other movies and Jennifer Hudson as the love interest was very random and unlikely and the film had a good message.

This title has:

Great messages
Too much consumerism
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (5):
Kids say (5):

Funny in spots, with plenty of pitiable events and mild raunch (plus the long running time of 2 hours, 10 minutes), Adam Sandler once again plays a man-child in search of a grownup life. Audiences really have to suspend disbelief for Sandy Wexler. They're forced to go with the exaggerated situations, outrageous characters, and illogical behavior. It's an exercise in excess all around. There's less profanity and gross-out humor than in his first two Netflix Original movies, so Sandy Wexler isn't exactly reprehensible. In fact, a huge contingent of real celebrities (among them Henry Winkler, Chris Rock, Janeane Garofalo, Jay Leno, the list goes on and on) pay tribute to this faux celebrity in in some of the film's best moments. The movie is an acknowledged tribute to Sandler's longtime manager, Sandy Wernick, who appears himself in some of the most tasteless scenes as an elderly man in a near-vegetative state. Devoted Sandler fans should find much to like; others may tire quickly of his horrendous table manners, grating voice, and continuous missteps.

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