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Super Sweet 16: The Movie

By Carrie R. Wheadon, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Lame MTV reality spinoff feigns a conscience.

Movie NR 2007 86 minutes
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Community Reviews

age 12+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 13+

It was alright

I’ll have to watch it again
age 11+

Okay for tweens to watch but not children.

This film is probably PG-13 but not a heavy one. Still a tad less profanity, mean girl behavior, and innuendo than Mean Girls. Light profanity, one mention of "damn" and "slut". Flirting but nothing heavy.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (3 ):
Kids say (2 ):

This isn't a film, it's a marketing opportunity. Which should be no surprise to anyone, since it's based on a reality show that's about selling those most elusive of teen dreams: extreme popularity bordering on celebrity, the perfect party that's all about you, and your very own sports car. But since that's what you get -- along with lots and lots of bratty behavior -- from every episode, MTV decided to feign a conscience when they added a real story line.

So did MTV slap together enough intrigue to go along with their sales pitch? Barely. It just feels fake all around, with bad acting and a by-the-numbers script. Fake-vegan Sarah gets a kiss at the end from her Damon look-alike, but it'll barely keep you interested.

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