Picture from Valentine’s Day
Overall C+

The cast in this Garry Marshall film reads like a Hollywood Who's Who list! (Julia Roberts, Jamie Foxx, Anne Hathaway, Taylor Lautner, Ashton Kutcher, Taylor Swift, Jessica Biel, Jessica Alba, Jennifer Garner, Topher Grace and Patrick Dempsey to name a few.) Mostly paired into couples, the cast plays characters with varying reasons to celebrate or curse Valentine's Day.

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

Talk to your kids about…

Valentine’s Day

What impact can parental divorce have on their children’s marriages? Does it affect their own chances for a successful marriage or not?

How does Kara assuage her loneliness? What other substances do people use to deal with their emotions? What safety feature does she fail to make use of while exercising? What might have been the outcome of her choice?

How do you feel about Valentine’s Day? Is it only a commercial invention or an opportunity to express affection for loved ones?