When Harry Met Sally

Movie review by Elisabeth Chaney, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Wit- and charm-filled romantic-comedy classic.

R 1989 96 minutes

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 5 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 10 reviews

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age 13+

Good! Movie certainly not for kids.

Rated R might be a bit extreme BUT it's definitely not for kids. They talk about sex WAAAYYYY too much. But I watched the movie for the first time a few years after it came out and I was only twelve and had heard it ALL before. And thanks to the internet your kids have definitely heard this all by the time they are 14. And make sure you have a talk with your kids about sex. You DO NOT want your 16 year old to think it is okay to have sex.

This title has:

Too much sex
age 18+

Gives too much permission...

All kids tend to think they are more mature than average. So if sex is OK for an 18 year old, then it's OK for me, even though, I'm like, CHRONOLOGICALLY sixteen... Therefore, while adults find this movie insightful and funny, it's going to give kids the impression that premarital sex is OK. And, whether or not you think that may be true for a 23 year old, I think you'll agree that it is not what you want for any of the minors in your life.

This title has:

Too much sex

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Our Editors Recommend

For kids who love romantic comedy

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