Picture from 10 Things I Hate About You
Overall D+

This teen romance is loosely based on Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew.

Violence C+
Sexual Content C-
Profanity D
Substance Use D

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for crude sex-related humor and dialogue, alcohol and drug related scenes, all involving teens.

Talk to your kids about…

10 Things I Hate About You

If your teens see this movie, talk to them about the negative attitudes portrayed by many of the characters. Do they think their friends resemble the teens portrayed in these movies. Do these movies depict the reality of young people today? How do they feel about the ten points mentioned above? Have they noticed these recurring themes in “teen” movies?