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By Jeffrey Anderson, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 18+

Sex, drugs, and vampires combine for stupid, vile "comedy."

Movie R 2009 92 minutes
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this movie.

Community Reviews

age 14+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 13+

It was good

this movie was fine, but it's a great movie to watch with your teens

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
age 17+

Unbelievably stupid and vulgar

This is the probably worst movie of 2009. Parents: It's vulgar, gross, sexual, and there's a strong possibility that your kids will lose brain cells while watching this. Bottom Line: This movie is like the video tape in The Ring: if you watch it, you may not die, but your brain (cells) will! Burn this movie, and I don't mean onto another CD. If we copied this, it would be like copying that Ring tape like they did at the end of The Ring. A movie you hate would probably be better than this! Thanks for reading, and sorry for the negativity - Movie Man

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

Is It Any Good?

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

All of the so-called jokes in TRANSYLMANIA are either vulgar or juvenile -- a crude mix of sex, foul language, drugs, stereotypes, and noisy bodily functions. It's 90 minutes of idiotic, annoying characters, some haphazard plotting and filmmaking, and little else. It has no artistic or social value, and it contains not one genuine laugh.

The movie's extreme subject matter positions it for older teens, but viewers in that age group will find it far too stupid for their sensibilities. Unfortunately, younger teens may well want to see it, even if they have to buy a ticket for some other movie and sneak in. Our only hope is that the movie -- which sat on the shelf for two years prior to its rushed release -- will burn out quickly and fade away quietly.

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