Picture from Just Friends
Overall C-

Ryan Reynolds plays a man who refuses to be demoted to Just Friends by the girl of his dreams (Amy Smart). Returning to his home town ten years after the fact, the now slimmed-down, self proclaimed big-time music executive, is sure this time he can win the woman who broke his heart.

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

Talk to your kids about…

Just Friends

Chris was the target of ridicule while he was in high school. Now that he is a successful music producer, how has he changed? How can a desire to seek revenge turn a person who has been bullied into a bully?

This film depends on anti-social behavior and bad choices to generate comedy. What is the difference between helping others see the possible humor in previous mistakes versus laughing at their bad decisions?