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Parents' Guide to

The Legacy of a Whitetail Deer Hunter

By Renee Schonfeld, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

Parody lands with a thud; language, violence, drinking.

Movie NC-17 2018 83 minutes
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What you will—and won't—find in this movie.

Community Reviews

age 18+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 18+

A waste of time

Nothing positive. Offensive language. No values. Not even entertaining.
age 18+

Waste of time -10

This movie is not for kids of any kind. It gives the premise of a family type situation when it is not! Vulgarity is an understatement when it comes to the camera man accompanying them on the venture and he is clearly has a horrible concept of what a 12 year old should be capable of understanding. Showing him not only porn picture of his girl in group sex as a humourless portrayal with the boy. No funny, not even close fact ruined the whole movie for my husband and I. He is a hunter and thought the whole thing was ridiculous and not at all a accurate portrayal of hunting. I give it a minus -10 ...waste of time...

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (3 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

Josh Brolin makes a valiant attempt to give his clueless, misguided character some heart, but this distasteful, overlong (even at 83 minutes) film is billed as a comedy, and it's just not funny. It's a bad idea to arm a 12-year-old boy with an assault rifle and show him pornographic photos of a white woman engaged in sexual activity with African American men. Of course, bad ideas are possibly exactly what Hill and company were hoping for with The Legacy of a Whitetail Deer Hunter. Dashing mainstream taste and civility (aka political correctness) is a marketable pastime, but in this case, not very appealing. In some instances, it appears that Hill's intent is to laugh at the macho hunter with his passion for the kill. On the other hand, there are plenty of shots in which deer are killed, and Buck keeps extolling the thrill it brings.

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