The First Wives Club

Movie review by Charles Cassady Jr., Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

Frothy divorce-revenge comedy has iffy messages.

PG 1996 105 minutes

Parents say

age 7+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 5 reviews

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age 7+

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The film is a whimsical look at the lengths some divorcees take in trying to get even. The film doesn't take itself seriously thus the appropriateness of the pg age rating. As the main site suggests during the film the daughter states that she is lesbian- although her mother is shocked the film doesn't dwell on this and moves swiftly on- no judgement takes place so if anything the brevity & non- judgment may advocate tolerance. None of the divorcees are good role models and appropriately not portrayed as such in the film for children.

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