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Parent reviews for The Benchwarmers

Common Sense says

Dreadful sports comedy is a waste of time.
Based on our expert review

Parents say

age 12+
Based on 20 reviews

Kids say

age 11+
Based on 71 reviews
Parent of a 13 year old Written byD_Sides December 9, 2010

Great Movie for little kids

Why not for 15? Its tataly age apropriate if your ten! Great movie.

This title contains:

Positive Messages
Positive role models
Adult Written bysafa977 April 9, 2008

Funny but ........

Funny but sexual jokes A man comes into a shower with woman (no nudity shown) word (bad) are frequently used like "a-s" "shut up" "b--ch" "s--t" "a--hole" "retard" "a-s kicker" "hell" "pi--" "di--" "t---y"
Adult Written byhappy77801 April 9, 2008


Not a good movie for children, but probably ok for teens.
Adult Written bybaconbrother4 April 9, 2008
Parent Written byPlague January 7, 2010

The Benchwarmers

Absolutly hilarious! My kid and I loved it. It's crude, but funny once you get used to it.

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Positive role models
Parent of a 1, 8, 9, and 14 year old Written bythejokerspencil January 10, 2009

Common Sense is Wrong

Um wrong, behind the crudness of this PG-13 flick (which you have given cruder films higher ratings this) is a message about every kid being able to play baseball.
Adult Written bycspapper April 9, 2008

No wonder they didn't screen this in advance for critics!

Be forewarned, this is a vile movie full of crude humor and aggressive social behavior. I accidentally took ten-year-olds thinking it was a feel-good baseball movie. It's definitely not. The social message is so twisted and bigoted toward certain groups that it held no redemption at the end. It was never funny, because it was so lacking in creativity. It takes a total absence of talent of all kinds to make a movie this bad!
Parent of a 14 year old Written byLuke Jacobs April 27, 2010
This movie is FREAKING HILARIOUS! Except it can use some foul language and sexual content, and mild violence. But once your kids turn 11 or 12, WATCH IT WITH THEM!!!!!!!

This title contains:

Violence & scariness
Sexy stuff
Positive role models
Adult Written byJack_Ass April 9, 2008
Adult Written byjeffsonya April 9, 2008
Adult Written byboomboom12 February 19, 2012

stupid movie

only see it once...:(

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Violence & scariness
Sexy stuff
Parent of a 13 year old Written byohya August 6, 2010
pretty funny

This title contains:

Sexy stuff
Adult Written byMort555 April 9, 2008

Nerds will like it, Everyone else will hate it

This is overall an average movie. I believe nerds will like this movie while everyone else hates it. There are lots of nerdy references throughout the movie. If your a nerd give this movie a shot. If you are not pass on this movie.
Adult Written byjenncraw April 9, 2008

Too much sex!

This movie is full of sexual jokes, innuendo and blatant disrespect. There is always a joke about the bullies being gay, one bully even has a "friend" over all the time for massages and shows them in underwear. Definately sophmoric humor, watch at your own risk. You DO loose brain cells!
Parent of a 11 and 13 year old Written bySeth M. December 14, 2017

Don't bother...

A truly pathetic comedy that's just a waste of time. I previewed it for my 11 and 13 year old. They won't be seeing it, cause they'd think it's stupid.
Parent of a 18+ year old Written byCheese and Bread August 11, 2016

How could you give this 1-star it was so funny

1-star? 14-up? This movie is so funny, what's bad about it

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Sexy stuff
Adult Written bysassy007 April 9, 2008

Typical Adam Sandler Movie - Good Moral, Crude Means to an End

Adult Written bythewittyman27 April 9, 2008


this movie was so funny and everyone should c it cuz it just was.
Adult Written byalec_smithers April 9, 2008
Adult Written byajgy April 9, 2008

Strong Language and Weird