Best friends Kate and Chloe take a road trip to their childhood hometown, hoping to win a beauty pageant they lost as kids. Along the way, they encounter a feminist wilderness commune, amateur night at a strip club and their favorite reality star.
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- Chris Nelson
NRNot rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Common Sense Note
Parents need to know that Ass Backwards is a crass comedy written by and starring June Diane Raphael and Casey Wilson. The characters are incredibly dim hopefuls in a beauty pageant, and through all the silliness, there is a brief message about how women should not rely on others to decide how beautiful they are. Language is the major issue, with many uses of "f--k," "s--t," and a use of "c--ksucker," as well as exclamatory mentions of "God" and "Jesus." There's some very mild, brief nudity, and some sexual innuendo. One character is a "cage dancer" in a club and another takes hormone shots with hypodermic needles (her needles fall into the hands of some dismayed children in one shot). A minor character is said to be a sex addict and a meth addict. He is shown smoking meth and drinking whisky in one scene.
- Sexual Content
- No sexual situations, aside from some awkward kissing, but the movie has some sexual innuendo. The characters are briefly seen from behind, at a distance, peeing on a sidewalk. One character plays a kind of "cage dancer" in a club, though she doesn't strip. The other is a professional egg donor. A minor character admits to being a sex addict. A topless woman is shown dancing with black tape over her nipples. The song "I Touch Myself" is heard.
- Not applicable
- "F--k" or "f---ing" are used several times, as well as "s--t." "God" and "Jesus" are used a few times as exclamations. We also hear "bitch," "damn it," and "c--ksucker" -- and of course, the title.
- Social Behavior
- In the midst of all the stupidity, there is a message about the falseness of beauty pageants, and how we should not rely on others to feel good about ourselves.
- Craigslist is mentioned, and a soda machine stocked with Pepsi and Mountain Dew is shown.
- Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol
- One of the main characters takes hormone injections with hypodermic needles. In one scene, she gives them up and drops her purse among a group of children. They pick up the hypo needles and look puzzled. A minor character, a reality TV star, is said to be a meth addict. He is shown smoking -- and drinking whisky -- in one scene.
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it