Common Sense Note
Parents need to know this movie has some mature material for a PG-13, including crude humor, sexual references, underage drinking, and comic violence. There is a prank involving a pregnancy test. Cady allows her home to be taken over by partying teens, gets drunk, and throws up. A child watches "Girls Gone Wild" and imitates it. A girl refers to herself as "half a virgin" and there is a joke about girl-girl kissing. A strength of the movie is its positive portrayal of diverse characters, including disabled, gay, and minority students.
Crude humor and sexual references.
Comic violence, including injuries.
Language includes "ass," "crap," "hell," "oh my God," "boob," "damn," "son of a bitch," and implied use of "f--k" ("f-ing," "mother--").
Ultimately the message is that popularity isn't everything and that girls need to support each other, not tear each other down.
Drugs / Tobacco /
Underage drinking (with vomiting as a consequence).