Compadres

2016 R 1h 41m DVD

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Compadres

2016 R 1h 41m DVD
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After his girlfriend is kidnapped and he's framed for a crime that he didn't commit, a former Mexican lawman must join forces with an American teenage hacker to track down the perpetrator.
Format
DVD
CC
No
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 16+
Common Sense rating OK for kids 16+
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Reviews

age 16+

Common Sense Note

Parents need to know that Compadres is a convoluted Mexican action comedy that centers on a disgraced cop looking for revenge on a crime lord. There's lots of violent action: Several people are shot to death, set on fire, and tortured. There's a shooting in a nursery, a baby plays with bullets, and a man threatens to shoot a pregnant woman in the stomach. Sexual content includes passionate making out and implied sex, as well as flirting and references to prostitution. Garza smokes, and several characters drink. The movie is primarily in Spanish with English subtitles (though occasionally in English with Spanish subtitles); swearing in both language includes "f--k" and "bitch."

Sexual Content

A couple passionately makes out; sex is implied. The main characters flirt with others. A police officer slaps a woman's butt. A young woman says she wants to become a prostitute.

Violence

Violent scenes throughout the film. Several people are shot and killed, including innocent bystanders. Men are set on fire, stabbed, beaten to death, and tortured. A baby plays with bullets. Shoot-out in a hospital nursery.

Language

Strong language in both Spanish and English includes "f--k," "p---y," and "bitch."

Social Behavior

Loyalty is a running theme. Garza is betrayed more than once, but he's loyal to his girlfriend, the memory of his dead partner, and, eventually, his protege.

Consumerism

In one scene, a group drinks Dos Equis Beer. A character drives an older Mercedes.

Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol

Garza smokes at the beginning of the movie but gives it up when his girlfriend says she won't kiss him again if he smokes. Garza throws out a cigarette that starts a fire; he then gives a boy a pack of cigarettes when the boy urinates on the fire, putting it out. Various characters drink in bars. A pregnant woman takes a drink of beer.

  • 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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