Family reviews: 'Hall Pass,' 'Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son'

February 25, 2011 

A parents' guide to select new movies:

'Hall Pass'

Rating: R for crude and sexual humor throughout, language, some graphic nudity and drug use

What it's about: A couple of immature husbands are given a week off from marriage by their wives.

The Kid Attractor Factor: Comedies this dirty always draw the "let's sneak into this one" tweens.

Good lessons/bad lessons: When it comes to our romantic glory days, we all remember things through rose-colored glasses.

Violence: Fisticuffs, a shooting spree

Language: Just filthy

Sex: Full-frontal nudity, vulgar sexual situations

Drugs and alcohol: Booze and brownies

Parents' advisory: The nudity and crudity rule this out for anybody younger than 15.

'Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son'

Rating: PG-13 for some sexual humor and brief violence

What it's about: An FBI agent drags his son undercover with him to protect the kid, both of them disguised as women.

The Kid Attractor Factor: Guys in heavily padded dresses pretending to be plus-size women

Good lessons/bad lessons: "Every day you don't demand respect, you die a little."

Violence: A murder, shootouts

Language: Squeaky clean

Sex: Women in semi- undressed states

Drugs and alcohol: None

Parents' advisory: Childish enough to appeal to young kids, with content appropriate for 10 and older.

Roger Moore, The Orlando Sentinel

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