Parents' Guide to

The Brothers Solomon

By Cynthia Fuchs, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

Goofy lowbrow comedy is too crude for kids.

Movie R 2007 90 minutes
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age 13+

Based on 1 parent review

age 13+

Nothing Wrong Here

Ok this movie is not bad at all it could have be rated PG-13. I have seen alot worst that should have been rated R, but was not. Also, it's just my opinion, but CommonSense over rates some things and some parents do need to know that! How about parents watch the movies for themselves and then make a decision? Anyways, I thought the movie was fine and funny. Maybe alittle bad on the language, but again Mean Girls rated PG-13 had more bad language then this movie!

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Too much swearing

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (1):
Kids say: Not yet rated

Always a beat behind its own jokes, Bob Odenkirk's film is a poorly paced comedy that unintentionally accomplishes something worth noting: It makes Knocked Up look like high-brow comedy. The quest to give their dad a grandkid isn't the film's center – it's really a buddy story complete with requisite break-up-and-make-up sequence.

Even when the brothers do learn some kind of lesson, it hardly matters. They're obviously not supposed to fit in with the rest of us, considering how often the film asks viewers to laugh at their stupidity. When, at long last, Janine tries to convince the brothers' hot neighbor that John and Dean are really nice guys, she doesn't believe it. And, despite Arnett and Forte's strangely goofy brand of charm, neither will you.

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