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Parents' Guide to

The Man

By Cynthia Fuchs, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

Sad excuse for a movie, not for younger teens.

Movie PG-13 2005 104 minutes
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The time limit on the interracial buddy-cop formula has surely expired -- and yet, THE MAN rehashes all the old jokes and inanities, bringing precious little that's entertaining or new.

Movie Details

  • In theaters: September 9, 2005
  • On DVD or streaming: January 17, 2006
  • Cast: Eugene Levy , Luke Goss , Samuel L. Jackson
  • Director: Les Mayfield
  • Inclusion Information: Black actors
  • Studio: New Line
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Run time: 104 minutes
  • MPAA rating: PG-13
  • MPAA explanation: language, rude dialogue and some violence.
  • Last updated: April 5, 2023

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