Second Act

Movie review by
Tara McNamara, Common Sense Media

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Friday, December 21, 2018
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J-Lo stars in comedy about street smarts vs. book smarts.
  • December 21, 2018
  • PG-13
  • 2018
  • 103 minutes

What parents need to know

Parents need to know that Second Act is a comedy starring Jennifer Lopez as a 40-year-old woman who uses a fake resume to land her dream job. Maya (Lopez) is unsatisfied with her life and dead-end job at a big box store. But when a friend creates a fake persona, resume, and Facebook profile for her, she applies for -- and gets -- a high-powered job on Madison Avenue. With the support of her husband, Trey (Milo Ventimiglia), Maya sets out to prove that her street smarts can be as valuable as book smarts ... before everyone discovers her fraud. Expect some swearing and sexual references.

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For kids who love comedies

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