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Parents' Guide to

The Kissing Booth

By Andrea Beach, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Quirky romcom has strong language, teen drinking, sex.

Movie NR 2018 104 minutes
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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 15+

Based on 92 parent reviews

age 13+


It's not that bad. Sure, there are a few F words and language, and sure there is a little bit of sex and some sexual jokes. But if your kid is 13 and up then they all know this.

This title has:

Great messages
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
3 people found this helpful.
age 11+


Love this movie, very romantic and hilarious!

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
2 people found this helpful.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (92 ):
Kids say (235 ):

An appealing cast, idyllic setting, and of course, forbidden romance, provide lots of teen appeal in this quirky romantic comedy. The Kissing Booth keeps the tone light thanks to Elle's engaging narration, which also provides a few laughs along the way. There are some problems with pace, like taking way too long to get to the main conflict, some gaps in the story, and a pretty predictable resolution. But teen romance fans who can handle the edgy content and who can see past the stereotypes will enjoy watching events unfold to the refreshingly not-melodramatic but satisfying end.

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