Parents' Guide to

The Dukes of Hazzard

By Cynthia Fuchs, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Lame update to the popular 1980s TV series.

Movie PG-13 2005 106 minutes
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this movie.

Community Reviews

age 13+

Based on 5 parent reviews

age 12+

Fun and exciting

Great movie lots of fun and excitement!!
age 8+

really really 16 comon' adults really

if you seriously think this is something to worry about it's not just because the Alabama war flag is displayed is commonly known as the Confederate flag and other than showing belly buttons and a few references you should not be worrying.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (5):
Kids say (8):

Jay Chandrasekhar's movie is essentially just a lame series of rowdy antics rather than a sustained storyline. It's a string of broadly conceived hillbilly shenanigans, shoot-outs, vehicular mischief and repairs, and guest appearances by the Broken Lizard comedy troupe, Lynda Carter as Pauline, and Joe Don Baker as the Governor.

The movie does offer one awkward "update" of the CBS series, by acknowledging the car's infamous Confederate flag decal: during a brief trip to Atlanta (that is, the Big City), Bo and Luke run into a series of responses to the decal, pro and con, most notably a group of menacing black men in baggy pants upset when they see the cousins are also wearing an accidental blackface, following an explosion that leaves coal on their faces. No surprise, this addition only piles on more stereotypes.

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