Wedding Crashers

MPAA Rating: R

Entertainment: +2 1/2

Content: -3

In this romantic comedy, two divorce mediators (Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson) enjoy spending their weekends crashing weddings in order to meet women. They are armed with an arsenal of crashing rules taught to them by a master conman (Will Ferrell) entertaining children with balloon art, fake tears and other attention-drawing techniques that enable them to pass as invited guests while becoming the hit at every reception. Their goal is to be irresistible to women. When the two crash a biggie, one of them falls for the engaged daughter (Rachel McAdams) of a high-ranking politician (Christopher Walken) and his unfaithful wife (Jane Seymour). After the wedding, they continue their charade at the home of the brides parents. After meeting this eccentric family, their secret identities are discovered, threatening their plan and their lives.

This lewd movie scrapes the bottom of the moral barrel. Two guys crash weddings and deceitfully take advantage of women who have romance on their minds but instead get a one-night stand. The men use their charm and good looks to win the hearts and bodies of a multitude of women. They say whatever they must to win the prize. On the positive side, they do get caught and suffer some consequences for their actions. But the overwhelmingly negative elements including a fowl-mouthed grandmother, a homosexual brother, an unfaithful wife, and a promiscuous sister far outweigh any good message. Several instances of nudity, pervasive bad language, a light treatment of premarital sex and promiscuity, and several sex scenes all add up to a poor movie. Say I dont to this one.

Preview Reviewer: Alan Boyer
New Line

The following categories contain objective listings of film content which contribute to the subjective numeric Content ratings posted to the left and on the Home page.

Crude Language: Many (30) times mild (damn 8); strong (-ss 11, SOB 11)

Obscene Language: Many (49) times strong (f-word 23, s-word 16, other 10)

Profanity: Many (11) times moderate (OL 1, G 3); strong (J 2, C 2, JC 3)

Violence: Several times mild (shoving, pushing and falling; overtly rough football game); moderate (man is hit hard in the face with fist, man is shot in the backside with shotgun)

Sex: Several times mild (several instances of implied sex); strong (two occasions of nude woman on top of man with man touching her breasts after she removes top, woman rubs mans groin with her hand at dinner table)

Nudity: Several times moderate (two brief occasions of uncovered buttocks, womans breasts exposed 6 separate times)

Sexual Dialogue/Gesture: Several times moderate (women sits on man and tells him she is not wearing underwear, man talks of getting inside of a woman, woman talks of having a threesome)

Drugs: Many times mild (men smoke cigar, frequent use of alcohol)

Other: None

Running Time: 119 minutes
Intended Audience: Older teens and adults

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