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Overall C-

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.

Violence A-
Sexual Content C-
Profanity B-
Substance Use B

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for sexual content including dialogue, some mature thematic material and partial nudity

Talk to your kids about…

Because I Said So

Dianne Keaton’s character, Daphne, is anxious to have her youngest daughter find a man, yet she admits her marriage was terrible. Why do you think she is so motivated to bring a man into her daughter’s life? Is this inconsistent with her character and a flaw in the script?

How much input do you think parents should have in their child’s decision to marry? What are the pros and cons of giving children advice?