Cake

2015 R 1h 42m Blu-ray / DVD

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Cake

2015 R 1h 42m Blu-ray / DVD
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Saddled with chronic pain, Claire Simmons has kept a sense of humor, even if it's of the acidic, angry variety. Upset but gripped by curiosity when a member of her support group kills herself, Claire decides to excavate the truths behind the suicide.
Format
Blu-ray DVD
Screen
Widescreen Anamorphic 1.78:1
Subtitles
English SDH, Spanish (Neutral), French
CC
No
Audio
English: Dolby Digital 5.1
Screen
Widescreen 1.85:1
Subtitles
English SDH, Spanish (Neutral), French
CC
No
Audio
English: DTS-HD Master Audio
Rating
R - Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian. Contains some adult material. Parents are urged to learn more about the film before taking their young children with them.
age 17+
Common Sense rating OK for kids 17+
  • Daniel Barnz
  • Jennifer Aniston
  • Adriana Barraza
  • Felicity Huffman
  • William H. Macy
  • Anna Kendrick
  • Sam Worthington
  • Chris Messina
  • Mamie Gummer
  • Lucy Punch
  • Britt Robertson
  • Paula Cale
  • Ashley Crow
  • Manuel Garcia-Rulfo
  • Camille Guaty
  • Allen Maldonado
  • Camille Mana
  • Julio Oscar Mechoso
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Reviews

age 17+

Common Sense Note

Parents need to know that Cake is a grim drama that deals with incredibly tragic issues, including chronic pain, a fatal car accident, and the suicide of a young mother. As such, it's likely too heavy for young teens and tweens. Expect some swearing, including "s--t" and "f--k," and many scenes showing star Jennifer Aniston's character popping pills that she has procured illegally. It's implied that characters are having sex (they're under the covers; there's no nudity)

Sexual Content

Couples are shown presumably having sex under the covers, but there's no nudity.

Violence

Frank talk about suicide, with some scenes depicting a person standing on a freeway ledge, about to jump, and lying on railroad tracks. One character kills herself; others are affected by the aftermath. A woman is disturbed by the sight of a man and rushes at him, pushing and kicking. A fatal car accident is discussed. A character suffers from chronic pain.

Language

Some swearing, including "s--t," "hell," and "f--k."

Social Behavior

No matter how despondent and isolated someone might feel, there's always a way back to the light.

Consumerism

An affluent woman clearly comes across as such because of the things she owns, including a Jeep and other high-end goods.

Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol

A woman is addicted to prescription pills, which she obtains illegally. She's shown popping them constantly. Specific pill brands mentioned include Percocet and Oxycontin.

  • Age appropriate
  • Not an issue
  • Depends on your child and your family
  • Parents strongly cautioned
  • Not appropriate for kids of the age

This information for parents is provided by Common Sense Media, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving kids' media lives.

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