Picture from Anger Management
Overall D

Once again, Adam Sandler plays a benign, gentle soul caught up in a world full of chaos and idiots.

Violence C
Sexual Content D+
Profanity D
Substance Use C

MPAA Rating: PG-13 crude sexual content and language. Previously rated R in 2003.

Talk to your kids about…

Anger Management

What is the difference between being confident in defending yourself and your position, and resorting to rude and aggressive behavior? What are appropriate reactions to the daily hassles that affect everyone? How can a person’s response escalate or moderate a situation?

In order to be funny, even comedy must have an element of reality to it. How would Rydell’s therapy be viewed in the real world? Is it likely he would still have a valid license? Did he face any consequences for his bizarre behavior? What about the tidy ending to the film? Is the explanation at all feasible?