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Parents' Guide to

The Wrong Missy

By Renee Longstreet, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

Raunchy, slapstick romcom with sex, language, drinking.

Movie NR 2020 90 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 10 parent reviews

age 18+

Do Not Watch This Film

I don't think anyone should see this movie. Not because it is vulgar or anything like that. I don't think anyone should watch/support a film where someone getting sexually assaulted and r*ped twice is treated as comedic. They also have the victim end up with their r*pist, as if assault was just a normal stage in the romcom development. I was absolutely disgusted. Beyond that, there is a good deal of swearing, very crude sexual humor, several "sex" (actually r*pe) scenes, characters use drugs, characters get drunk, there's a man with a broken foot, and a heightened scene with sharks is present.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
3 people found this helpful.
age 18+

Not for my kids!

Won’t be letting my 16 year old watch this. Lots of really inappropriate suggested sexual scenes, such as masturbating, threesomes, sex with anyone anytime. Beautiful women doing anything for their pale stale male, including jerking him off on aeroplane...a skilled masseuse misrepresented as someone to serve a man sexually. I admit to laughing out loud in several of the slap stick scenes but equally many were cringy and just plain awful. Sorry, I have to say more about that masseuse scene. She’s a trained professional masseuse working in a fine hotel, but is a large Hawaiian woman of colour. And so she’s expected to jerk him off for extra tips? How is this even allowed. I’m no prude but don’t want my kids growing up thinking this is ok on any level.

This title has:

Too much sex
2 people found this helpful.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (10 ):
Kids say (9 ):

If seeing David Spade as a romantic lead (without his usual snark, he's just dull) and watching an unhinged female wreak havoc relentlessly are high on a viewer's bucket list, this movie is perfect. It's a free-for-all of tasteless, offensive jokes and sight gags, produced by Adam Sandler's Happy Gilmore Productions. Even though Sandler isn't in the cast of The Wrong Missy, his juvenile comic sensibility is evident. It's another of the "turn-them-out-like-sausage" productions he's made for Netflix. There are, to be fair, at least a few authentically funny moments. And Lauren Lapkus' over-the-top, crazed performance delivers some laughs in spite of her crassness. Unfortunately, the rest of the movie is simply a waste of time.

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