She's Gotta Have It

Movie review by Andrea Beach, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 17+

Spike Lee's breakout comedy has lots of nudity and sex.

R 1986 84 minutes

Parents say

age 17+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 16+

Based on 1 review

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Community Reviews

age 17+

Meh!

I liked its "mockumentary" style at first, its vivid and bold direction, the acting in general, and a couple of moments and few scenes scattered throughout the movie. Other than that, I think that Spike Lee's directorial debut isn't half as good as it's important and interesting. It's approach to the story is blatantly heavy-handed, it has tons of dull, repetitive and self-indulgent moments, a lot of pacing issues, a predictable ending, and the three main male characters are quite perfunctory and skin-deep. (5.5/10)

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

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