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How to Deal

Mandy Moore plays Halley, a young woman convinced that love is a nefarious unreachable goal. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: D+
Violence: A-
Sexual Content: D
Language: D+
Drugs/Alcohol: D
Run Time: 99
Theater Release: 18 Jul 2003
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MPAA Rating: PG-13
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How to Deal is rated PG-13: for sexual content, drug material, language and some thematic elements.

Cast: Mandy Moore, Allison Janney, Trent Ford

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I have a theory as to why the vast majority of movies made for teens are so bad. At very most this demographic spans a six-year period, so astute… 
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Halley’s relationship with her father diminishes as the movie progresses. Do you think one… 
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