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Parents' Guide to

Wayne's World

By Scott G. Mignola, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Lowbrow '90s comedy has raunchy humor, profanity.

Movie PG-13 1992 95 minutes
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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 12+

Based on 9 parent reviews

age 10+

Party time, excellent.

I'm givin you a no honk guarantee.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
2 people found this helpful.
age 9+


Very good movie

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (9 ):
Kids say (37 ):

Wayne's World is lowbrow, so there's very little cleverness, but to the movie's credit, it's at least relatively inoffensive, with only a few pelvic thrusts and one gratuitous body-cavity search. There's something engaging about star and co-writer Mike Myers here, but Dana Carvey, with his nerd glasses and teased hair, is an unfunny eyesore.

As for the rest of the cast, Rob Lowe shows less range of expression than a plaster garden gnome, Tia Carrere bounces in occasionally to growl a rock ditty and cavort in tight-fitting outfits, and Lara Flynn Boyle throws credibility to the wind as Wayne's ex-girlfriend.

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