The Ugly Truth

Movie review by S. Jhoanna Robledo, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Predictable romcom mixes racy content, sexist messages.

R 2009 101 minutes

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 19 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 15 reviews

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age 2+

Funny. I loved seeing Gerald Butler in a comedy

I think that children shouldn't be allowed to watch it due to so many references to see put personally as an adult I just laughed all the way through it.

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Too much sex
age 12+

Meh

There are a few scenes with sex involved but not to much. One of the deleted scenes shows abbys skirt getting ripped off by a car and she just stands there in her underpants. One other scene were she wears vibrating panties and another were her undies are seen

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