Movie Ratings, Family Movie Reviews & More!

Still shot from the movie: I Don’t Know How She Does It.

I Don’t Know How She Does It

Kate Reddy (Sarah Jessica Parker) has everything: a home, a family and a career. While those around her wonder how she manages it all, Kate knows she is really only hanging on by a thread. And recent extra work pressure may be all it takes to unravel her whole world. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B-
Violence: A-
Sexual Content: B-
Language: C
Drugs/Alcohol: B-
Run Time: 89
Theater Release: 16 Sep 2011
Video Release: 03 Jan 2012
MPAA Rating: PG-13
See Canadian Ratings
How We Determine Our Grades

After watching a movie with your children or students, we encourage parents and teachers to look for education opportunities to teach with movies. Here are a few discussion topics that can help with lesson plans or teaching in the home.

How are the characters’ surnames used to describe them?

How does this movie depict the relationship between working moms and stay-at-home mothers? Why do women sometimes feel the need to justify their choices to one another? In what ways can females support one another in their life decisions rather than battle over them?

Despite the script, what are the more likely consequences for female employees who are put in situations similar to those portrayed for Kate and Jack? What are the chances of a professional working relationship continuing? How does Kate influence Momo’s (Olivia Munn) decision about her future?

Kate likes working in the financial market because she says it doesn’t care if she is a woman or a man. Is that same gender neutrality depicted in her office?

Despite what this movie portrays, lice actually prefer clean hair to dirty hair. It is spread through the sharing of contaminated items including hats, combs, hairbrushes etc.

Join the Conversation

About the Reviewer: Kerry Bennett

© One Voice Communications Ltd. | About Parent Previews | FAQ | Making the Grades | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Contact