Parents' Guide to

Ill Behaviour

By Jenny Nixon, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 17+

Cancer-themed dark comedy pushes boundaries -- not for kids.

TV Showtime Comedy 2017
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age 18+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 18+

It's just stupid

The storyline is messy and the humor is a bit dull. There is full frontal female nudity despite saying there was no nudity. Characters have no depth and the writing is nothing to get excited about. It's ok for something to have on in the background and not pay much attention to.

This title has:

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

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (2):
Kids say: Not yet rated

Boring it's not, but wow is the tone all over the place. One minute, it's an absurdist farce with sprays of stage blood and similar gross-out gags, and in the next, it's a nihilistic meditation on toxic friendships and morality. None of the characters are particularly likable, though the closest might be Tess, the aspiring cyborg-romance novelist who nurses a secret crush on oblivious Joel (she is woefully underutilized here). Ill Behaviour examines the way people -- with all their imperfections, and weird motivations hidden even to themselves -- can screw up lives even when trying to do the right thing, and it may even spark some debates about what exactly the "right" thing is.

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