Parents' Guide to

The Brady Bunch Movie

By Heather Boerner, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

Campy, affectionate send-up of a classic TV show.

Movie PG-13 1995 88 minutes
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age 11+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 14+

Cynical Take on a Family Classic

The Brady Bunch Movie, while a funny spoof, is a very cynical take on the original TV show. While the original show emphasizes the importance of family values and living a kind life, it is these very morals that the movie mocks. While the movie does turn it around in the end by showing that kindness and being part of a family is important, most of the film is crass and sarcastic. There is also some very awkward sexual tension between Marcia and Greg as step siblings. While the original TV show was great for all ages, I would recommend using good judgment for anyone under 13.

This title has:

Too much sex
age 2+


The greatest movie ever! An instant classic and a must watch!

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models

Is It Any Good?

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

For those who grew up watching the TV show, The Brady Bunch Movie is deeply satisfying and the best part is its nostalgia. Sure, it's fun to see the Bradys treated as freaks. But the heart of the film is a campy, affectionate interpretation of the TV show.

The film takes all the most iconic moments -- Cindy struggling to get rid of her lisp, Jan's sibling rivalry with Marcia, Peter's (Paul Sutera) cracking voice, Marcia's "Oh my nose!" moment, and Greg's Johnny Bravo delusions -- and inserts the heckling that hipsters have done at the show for years. So instead of Jan just being jealous of Marcia, she's got voices in her head telling her to kill people, and her school counselor, RuPaul, tells her to "work it, girl!" It's good, '90s-specific humor.

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