Picture from How to Deal
Overall D+

Mandy Moore plays Halley, a young woman convinced that love is a nefarious unreachable goal.

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

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for sexual content, drug material, language and some thematic elements.

Talk to your kids about…

How to Deal

Halley’s relationship with her father diminishes as the movie progresses. Do you think one of the reasons she becomes closer to Macon is because she is looking for a 0x201Cfather figure?0x201D What other things are happening in her life that may leave her feeling unnoticed or unimportant in the eyes of her family members?