Sorry to Bother You

Movie review by Jeffrey Anderson, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 17+

Very mature satire is unique, impossible to dismiss.

R 2018 105 minutes

Parents say

age 16+

Based on 9 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 9 reviews

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age 17+

Takes a wicked turn...

This film starts off ah-mazing! Boots Riley knows what’s up. Talking white? Brilliant, poignant and funny. Then halfway through the film takes a wicked turn...and then it..I don’t even know...it was just...wow...unexpected and creep and sick and just wow...and then the very end...BOOM! Mic drop.
age 13+

One of the most important of the decade - weird but great messages.

This satire is like nothing you've ever seen. It's very clever, weird, and extremely entertaining. One of the most important movies of the decade with good moral lessons re our current society. (recognizing class struggles, empathy, dangers of group think, apathy) It's a hybrid of genres. Don't look up much about the plot especially the ending. There are mature themes and lots of swearing but most of it isn't anything most teens haven't seen elsewhere. 13 and up for cool kids. 15/16 and up for kids who are sheltered.

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Great role models
Too much swearing

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