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Because I Said So

Daphne (Diane Keaton) is a meddling mother determined to manage the love lives of her three daughters. But a battle of wills breaks out as she tries to play matchmaker for her youngest, Milly (Mandy Moore). Full of family feuds, sexual banter and passionate encounters with various men, there's a good chance many parents will suggest their children skip this movie-- because they said so. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C-
Violence: A-
Sexual Content: C-
Language: B-
Drugs/Alcohol: B
Run Time: 102
Theater Release: 01 Feb 2007
Video Release: 07 May 2007
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Because I Said So is rated PG-13: for sexual content including dialogue, some mature thematic material and partial nudity

Cast: Diane Keaton, Mandy Moore
Studio: Photo ? Universal Studios

Detailed Review

Already contentious mother/daughter relationships move from the frying pan and into the fire within minutes of the opening credits of this film. What begins as an awkward wedding for eldest… 
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Why Is Because I Said So Rated PG-13?

Sexual topics are frequently and frankly discussed using anatomical terms as the female characters in… 
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Talk It Over

Dianne Keaton’s character, Daphne, is anxious to have her youngest daughter find a man, yet… 
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Video alternatives / Home Video Bonus Features

In Her Shoes is another film about the sometimes-difficult relationships between mothers and daughters… 
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