Picture from Burlesque
Overall C-

Ali Rose (Christina Aguilera) leaves her small town in search of fame and fortune in the big city. Once in LA, she happens upon a burlesque club owned and operated by a former (and aging) showgirl (Cher). Smitten by the glitter and lights, she tries to audition for a place on the stage.

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

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for sexual content including several suggestive dance routines, partial nudity, language and some thematic material.

Talk to your kids about…


Why are small towns often negatively portrayed in the movies? What percentage of people who come to L.A. do you think actually achieve their goals?

What elements of a burlesque lounge are not portrayed in this movie?

How do the characters in this movie watch out for each other?