Bringing Down the House
When lonely, divorced lawyer Peter decides to spice up his life with a little online romance, he gets much more than he bargained for in the form of feisty prison inmate named Charlene.
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- Adam Shankman
- This movie is
Widescreen Anamorphic 2.35:1Subtitles
YesLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital 5.1, French: Dolby Digital 2.0 StereoOther features
Color; interactive menus; scene access; filmmakers' commentary; deleted scenes; gag reel; behind-the-scenes featurette; "Godfather of Hop" featurette; music video.
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Common Sense Note
Parents need to know that this movie has some very strong material for a PG-13, including explicit sexual references and a graphic apparent sexual situation, very strong language, a lot of drinking, and drug humor (it's supposed to be very funny that a very dignified elderly lady gets stoned on marijuana). A young teenage girl sneaks out with a boy and finds it more than she can handle when he takes her to a party where people are drinking and doing drugs and he tries to force her to have sex. It is supposed to be funny that Peter's son reads a dirty magazine (that belongs to Peter) and that Peter's sister-in-law is essentially a paid girlfriend for very elderly rich men. Some people may be offended by some of the racist language and stereotypes, but the movie is clear that it is offensive and stupid to be bigoted and cowardly and foolish to be silent when those views are expressed.
- Sexual Content
- Strong sexual references for a PG-13
- None Mild scariness and peril, mostly comic
- Strong language for a PG-13
- Not applicable
- Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol
- A lot of drinking, drug humor, references to drug use
- 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