Parents' Guide to

Angry Angel

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Some mature content, themes in so-so holiday movie.

TV Freeform Drama 2017
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age 15+

Based on 1 parent review

age 15+

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (1):
Kids say: Not yet rated

The sometimes terrible emotional behavior of its main character serves an important purpose in this story of reflection and reconciliation, but it does make for a movie that's not exactly bursting with holiday cheer. It takes about five minutes to fall out of love with Pyke -- but in love with Song's mastery of the cantankerous character -- and to wonder why those around her don't throw in the towel. She's rude to friends, unremorseful about taking advantage of Barker's affection, and chronically bad-tempered about her state of affairs. Of course, all that means that her change of heart for the better is even more striking when it happens.

Angry Angel deals in some mature content like strong language, excessive and inconsequential drinking, and a bedroom scene that, in Pyke's case, glorifies the state of her no-strings-attached relationship with Barker and has some partial nudity. It also deals with realistic emotions surrounding the loss of a loved one and the challenges that come with trying to move on, which are similarly grown-up themes but have some positive insight for teens who might watch. The resulting message is clear: Show kindness, be considerate, and help others every chance you get. Unfortunately for families, this story requires a lot of naughty to finally get around to the eventual nice.

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