Why Him?

Movie review by S. Jhoanna Robledo, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 17+

Funny but formulaic comedy has lots of crude material.

R 2016 111 minutes

Parents say

age 16+

Based on 13 reviews

Kids say

age 15+

Based on 18 reviews

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age 18+

premarital sex and awful ending

it's hard to say what i hate about this movie without spoiling the ending. I was actually enjoying it until the ending. All I can say is that if the genders were reversed, it would be quite obvious to everyone why it is awful. I will spoil it 2 paragraphs down. There is a fairly graphic scene of the father overhearing his daughter and her boyfriend having sex. A bit uncomfortable to watch with other people. Spoiler - in the end, the boyfriend proposes. The daughter rejects him. But she says she still wants to go out with him, just not marry him. They've been dating for years. I hope the boyfriend got the strength to leave her and find someone who actually wanted to be married to him. But the movie made it seem like it's perfectly fine to string someone along like that. Horrible ending.

This title has:

Too much sex
age 15+

Bad language

too much F's but has a good plot

This title has:

Great messages
Too much sex
Too much swearing

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