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Overall C-

If trust, love and fidelity are words you use to describe the ideal marriage, then Intolerable Cruelty may prove to be a harsh look at the whole concept of matrimony.

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

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for sexual content, language and brief violence.

Talk to your kids about…

Intolerable Cruelty

How do clothing styles and colors influence how we feel about a character? What did Marilyn wear to the courtroom during her divorce trial? What did she wear when she was on the hunt for a new man?

What qualities were the marriages in this movie based on? How difficult would it be for a couple to overcome challenges like lying, infidelity and deceit in order to make a marriage work? Was love ever a real factor in these relationships?

How do you feel about prenuptial agreements? Do they affect the element of trust in a relationship? Does it hurt the chances for success in a marriage?