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Adult Written bySkifcha April 16, 2013

Boring and not worth the money.

I saw this movie with my husband and it was pretty boring. There were a group of children sitting in front of us probably not much older than 12, and they were laughing at everything. Part of me thinks this movie was made for that age group simply because all of the adult humor is so dry and bland no one who could understand it would laugh and anyone else wouldn't get the joke and wouldn't laugh either.
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Parent Written byDan G. April 17, 2013

Unfit for human consumption of any age group.

Aside from being an unfunny, stupid, and gross movie, it is just one objectionable thing after another for children. Nudity and sex, explicit homosexual behavior, poop 'jokes' out the wazoo, religious irreverence, profanity, f-words, and other rude and crude language.
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Parent Written byHello2222 November 27, 2013

READ

This movie was pretty funny and parents keep this in mind this movie is NOT R its PG-13 some language f---k is side once and s---t is said a few times. There are some sexual references but nothing like and R rated movie couple of the sexual references are mild. This movie would be ok for kids 11 and up
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Parent of an infant, 5, 7, 10, 14, and 18+ year old Written byJoejoejoejoe April 27, 2013

Funny!!!

Amazing hilarious
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Parent of a 7 and 12 year old Written byStephen the great April 17, 2013

Horrible

Terrible movie
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Adult Written byTeensOpinion17 July 13, 2015

My type of movie...

I sat down and watched this movie recently...it started off slow with the funny parts. However as time ticked by it got much better and funnier...wackier and crazier... The thing with these movies is that you have to understand what movie they're spoofing to get a laugh out of it otherwise youre just gonna sit there thinking okay...what's meant to be funny about this? All in all I enjoyed it and it's worth a watch if you like slapstick comedy. If not, I wouldn't advise you to watch this.
Parent Written byShivom Oza April 16, 2013

Scary Movie 5 (2013) Review by Shivom Oza – WATCH, Only If You Prefer This Genre!

‘Scary Movie 5’ is the fifth film in the ‘Scary Movie’ series. Presenting its brand of unbridled crass humour, the film spoofs renowned names such as ‘Paranormal Activity’, ‘Mama’, ‘The Cabin In The Woods’, ‘Evil Dead’, ‘Inception’, ‘Sinister’, ‘Black Swan’, ‘Rise of the Planet of the Apes’, ‘Insidious’ and ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’. I frankly believe that the ‘Scary Movie’ series is not supposed to be taken seriously. So, those looking for cinematic brilliance, go watch something else. The film encompasses innumerable cringe-worthy scenes, abundant toilet humour, fair amount of obscenity and the lamest of gags. However, they do manage to entertain. So, the purpose is served. You will find this film immensely funny, if you have a fair idea about the aforementioned sources, which have been parodied. There’s a small gag at the beginning of the film, involving Charlie Sheen and Lindsay Lohan. This is a fairly silly, yet funny, rip-off of the ‘Paranormal Activity’ series. Lohan gets possessed and ends up killing Charlie. The couple’s 3 children are trapped inside the dingy-looking ‘Cabin in the Woods’. They are encountered by Snoop Dogg and Mac Miller, who initially visit the Cabin hoping to score some fine weed. The kids, who have grown to become a bit animal-like and eerie in their mannerisms under the influence of their ‘Mama’, are taken in by their uncle Dan Sanders (Simon Rex) and his partner Jody Sanders (Ashley Tisdale). Thereafter, most of the film is a take-off on the Jessica Chastain horror film, with the occasional tribute (?) thrown in to films such as ‘Inception’, ‘Black Swan’ etc. This film is what you would call ‘time pass’ in colloquial terms. Certainly, this film would be a better bet than watching a big-budget drag of a sci-fi film or a listless, meandering, meaningful (self-proclaimed) motion picture. Watch out for the rip-roaring sequences involving the couple’s Hispanic house-help, Maria (Lidia Porto). The lead actress of the film, Ashley Tisdale looks stunning and is absolutely hilarious. The take-offs on ‘Black Swan’ are also certain to evoke guffaws from the audiences. The special appearances (Snoop Dogg, Mike Tyson, Usher, Bow Wow among others) perfectly get tailored into the insane plot. There’s humour involving sex, dope, faeces, ghosts, amputated body parts, the works! This film was unabashedly, and unapologetically, silly. Yet, it was funny. Plus, it’s only 86 minutes! Shivom Oza
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Parent of a 6 and 16 year old Written byslendyman October 31, 2013

I'm dead

I've wtached this when it came out on the big screen I have to say very funny. Not as bad as Harold and Kumar escape from guantanmo bay (no full frontle in Scary Movie 5 or any nudity) \Sex jokes come on parents your kids hear crap like that at school and language any ways. For 10 and up yes.
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Adult Written byMartin_Canine June 21, 2016

Reincarnation of the parody series lacks comedic talent but is filled with crude and gory content

If there's one thing that "Scary Movie 5" does better than 3 and 4, it is that it, like the first two installments, largely sticks to the horror genre. It is based around "Mama", "The Cabin in the Woods", "Paranormal Activity", "Evil Dead" and "Black Swan" and more. Sure, one could argue that the latter is more of an artful drama than a horror flick, but it definitely fits the dark mood. Indeed, this movie again succeeds in recreating a dark atmosphere, and then turning it to something silly. However, almost all of the jokes are terribly executed. Not only is it hard to understand certain jokes if you have not seen the original movies (which was not the case with the other Scary Movies), several of the gags are unpleasant to watch. It focuses on toilet humour, has a very cheap visual appeal, features prolonged repetitions of gags that were lazily written and executed in the first place, and, most of all, lacks the spirit the saga had up to this point. Replacing Anna Faris with Ashley Tisdale doomed the movie, mostly due to her new character being mean-spirited an not likable, in contrast to naive and clumsy Cindy Campbell. Overall, "Scary Movie 5" feels more like a fan film than a real sequel. It falls flat on comedic timing, something neither the Wayans Brothers nor David Zucker had to face, whether the jokes worked or not, everything was well placed and fit into the series' overall sense of humour. This fifth installment feels oddly clumsy, as if the director didn't understand the humour of the series and tried to adapt the Zucker screenplay his own way. Unfortunately, the outcome looks an awful lot like an amateur film. //// This movie is more on the R-rated end of a PG-13 than Vol. 3 and 4. As with all of the series, there is frequent sexual talk, with several references to various ways of intercourse. A prolonged female on female lesbian sex scene uses metaphoric images like two tacos being rubbed against each other to depict sex. During the same scene, one woman lying on the bed looks down on her to see the other one going down towards her lap but then several other characters like Ted, a sports team, herself, etc. come back up. A rubber penis is found by a child. A 50 Shades of Grey parody shows several toys. A dog has sex with a hover. A silly clothed sex scene between Charlie Sheen and Lindsey Lohan. Several other gags, but nothing worse than that. This has some more graphic scenes of comic violence, unlike the Zucker movies, who looked entirely fake. During a parody of "Evil Dead", a group of teenagers cuts off several of their own body parts, with dark gore splattering everywhere. One girl cuts her tongue in half (we only see the result), later it is severed as she is lurking through a trap door which is stepped on), another one bites a bird's head off. Their clothes are all bloody, and we see severed limbs. In another scene, a chicken is slaughtered in the background with exeggarated blood gashing. Several other instances of milder slapstick violence, like people getting hit with objects. There is moderate PG-13 language, and the c-word is almost written on a wall, but the person gets stopped before writing it down. There are some drug references and Ecstasy is consumed in one scene. Overall, this pushes the limits of the PG-13. It is okay for older teenagers who are used to outrageous raunchy humour and propably have also seen the first two installments. If they handled them, they can easily handle this one.
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Adult Written byKoolKolee May 22, 2016

'Scarily Funny but not for kids under 12'

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Adult Written byfonzieg April 3, 2015

Dull, and painfully unfunny! This franchise is officially dead!

After 3 hilarious movies (1,2, and 4) and one boring movie (3), we now get what is easily the worst of the franchise! There is not a single funny scene in this movie, at all! The jokes are terrible, and the dialogue, forget about it! Not worth your time and money!