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The Whole Nine Yards

By Nell Minow, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 17+

Some very funny moments, but not for kids.

Movie R 2000 98 minutes
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age 16+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 18+

Lots of female nudity

Lots of nudity towards the end. Woman bouncing around with no shirt. Not a family and in my opinion not for couples. Based on murdering someone for money kind of a teenage movie for for boys with a fake gangsta n boob fetish
age 14+

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Parents say (2 ):
Kids say (2 ):

There is a nice little comedy genre about mob hit men living in suburbia; this one doesn't quite live up to Steve Martin's neglected gem My Blue Heaven, but it has some very funny moments.

The Whole Nine Yards is a fast and funny comedy that checks morality and political correctness at the door. Perry spends most of his time falling down, when he isn't getting beat up. Amanda Peet is simply terrific as Oz's sympathetic receptionist, with an unexpected expertise in hired killers. And the resolution, following a tough choice between love or money, is very satisfying.

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