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Youth in Revolt

2009 R 1h 30m Blu-ray / DVD

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Youth in Revolt

2009 R 1h 30m Blu-ray / DVD
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Nick Twisp, a cynical sex-deprived teenager living a less-than-satisfactory existence, is pushed by the manifestation of his debonair, rebellious id to bed his dream girl, Sheeni Saunders.
Format
Blu-ray DVD
Screen
Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1
Subtitles
English, English SDH
CC
No
Audio
English: Dolby Digital 5.1
Screen
Widescreen 1.85:1
Subtitles
English, English SDH
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+
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Reviews

age 17+

Common Sense Note

Parents need to know that although Youth in Revolt stars teen fave Michael Cera, this isn't his typical goofy/sweet role. The movie -- which is based on the same-named novel by C.D. Payne, which is also big with teens -- is full of sex, drugs, and bad behavior, including criminal activity, sexual activity, and drug use. All of this involves high-school aged kids, and while many of the film's more outlandish acts are carried out by the main character's alter ego, they still affect other characters. They also have some ramifications (including punishment), but ultimately the main character doesn't suffer too much -- so be ready to talk to your teens about real-life consequences for iffy behavior, no matter how "cool" it might seem. Expect lots of strong language (including "s--t," "f--k," and more) and a lot of sexual talk and references (including masturbation and condom use).

Sexual Content

Extensive discussions about and depictions of sex, including masturbation, kissing, condom use, and intercourse. Some male shirtlessness.

Violence

Some scuffling; some vehicular damage; some chase scenes. Explosions, arson.

Language

Constant strong language, including "s--t," "a--hole," "f--k" (and many variations on it), "bitch," "prick," "dick," "p---y," "bulls--t," "hell," "ass," "damn," "goddamn," "oh my God," and more.

Social Behavior

While the lead character pays a certain price for his transgressions, things still work out relatively well for him in the end, despite his iffy, ill-considered behavior.

Consumerism

Not applicable

Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol

Copious comedic smoking by a high school boy's alter ego; also smoking by adults and references to alcohol. Extensive references to marijuana and "magic mushrooms," including unaware persons eating a meal dosed with said mushrooms. A boy surreptitiously has a girl's food and drink laced with sleeping pills without her knowledge so she'll flunk out of school.

  • 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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