A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this movie.
Violence & Scariness
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Sex, Romance & Nudity
Mild sexual situations
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Some strong language
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Drinking, Drugs & Smoking
Drinking and smoking
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Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that the theme of this movie is lying, and while Viktor suffers for his lies, he pretty much gets away with them. Characters drink and smoke. And the movie has the Parent Trap problem of reuniting divorced parents, which may be a difficult subject for some families. To stay in the loop on more movies like this, you can sign up for weekly Family Movie Night emails.
Is It Any Good?
It is great fun to see Pacino do farce and SIMONE has some deliciously sharp satire. Told that a star is willing to do all her own stunts, including a fall from a plane, a studio executive says, "Shoot it the last day." A radio news broadcast announces that no one is paying attention to world affairs because the Oscar nominations are out. It goes on a little long, but it is one of the better comedies of the summer.
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