Sunshine Cleaning

Movie review by S. Jhoanna Robledo, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 17+

Adult dramedy has unusual mix of laughs, gore, heavy themes.

R 2009 102 minutes

Parents say

age 16+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 7 reviews

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age 16+


Sunshine Cleaning was pretty good and interesting if you like drama films with less action and more story. I would definitely call it a chick flick. Basically about two very different sisters, Rose the responsible one and Norah the wild one, who decide to start a crime scene cleaning business because it pays more than regular housekeeping, although it sounds pretty simple, they soon discover how gruesome it can be and wonder if it's the best move. I think ages 16 and up is appropriate, there is drug use (Norah smokes pot several times) some drinking. Several sexual situations, It's also gory throughout including one sudden suicide scene, lots of cursing, and a small child that seems to be troubled. All in all, it is a pretty good watch.

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 17+

Bad for kids and a waste for adults!!!

As an adult, I wish they'd make higher quality movies for us!!!! Even a PG-13 movie isn't safe to enjoy these days!! This was just bad; depressing, discouraging, dumb, and a waste of my .79 cents!!! (My kids would never even want to watch this.) If you have strong moral values/faith, this will not inspire you! F*** used so many times I couldn't even try to keep up for a count...

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much swearing

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