Parents' Guide to

Snatched

By S. Jhoanna Robledo, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 17+

Frothy mom-daughter comedy has raunchy humor, violence.

Movie R 2017 91 minutes
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What you will—and won't—find in this movie.

Community Reviews

age 17+

Based on 21 parent reviews

age 15+
age 17+

Hilarious

Had many funny moments.

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much swearing

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (21):
Kids say (4):

Despite its flaws, this mother-daughter comedy will make you laugh. But you will have to ignore some trouble spots, including some cultural insensitivity manifested by a tendency to making anything and everything that isn't in the United States "exotic" and a script so meandering that even though some parts are funny, the flow from one scene to the next doesn't always make sense.

All of which will make you appreciate Snatched's two leads -- and the whole ensemble, for that matter -- even more. Schumer and Hawn work so well together and have such a great rapport playing mother and daughter that there's no way the film could fail to entertain. Hawn still has it -- perfect comic timing, a deft light touch -- and the film manages to elicit a surprising amount of sympathy for parents like Linda, who love their children and can still remember what they were like as babies, even when they're now adults who can't be bothered to call home. No question, Snatched is funny, even if its freewheeling storytelling frustrates.

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