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BEAUMONT-SUR-MER — "The Hustle" is now in theaters and if you're wondering if the movie is worth your time or not, check out KSL.com's review of the film.
This article isn't to determine the quality of the film — instead, this is to educate you on what you can expect to see in the film.
These parents reviews are not an attempt to tell you what you should or should not let you or your family see. This review is intended to give you information so you can make an educated decision about the film and decide for yourself if it's for you or not.
Here's the kind of content you can plan on seeing in "The Hustle":
"The Hustle" has plenty of sex and talk of sex to go around. Many of the jokes are of a sexual nature and seduction is used by multiple characters to manipulate other characters.
There are two specific "sex" scenes in the film. Neither shows any skin nor the actual act, but in one scene you can hear what's happening through a door, and in the other, a woman dresses in lingerie and tries to entice a man in a robe to sleep with her.
The more explicit stuff is actually through sexual dialogue rather than visual elements. Much of the talk and the jokes can be seen as offensive.
There wasn't actually a lot of cursing in the film. Some of the stuff here is typical of what you'd expect in a PG-13 film, and there is one semi-utterance of an R-rated word. While the word is technically said, it's because a character mispronounces another word on accident.
The language isn't really cursing, but it's crude language as I mentioned earlier. A lot of crass name-calling and jokes are made throughout the film.
This isn't a violent film and the only real violence I can think of is alluded to off-screen and is mostly in the form of comical pratfalls or staged violence.
The whole movie is based around con artists lying and manipulating people to get money out of them.
Personally, I didn't find this offensive even though the movie sort of glorifies it. The filmmakers also made it obvious that it's played for laughs, and the movie is not taking itself very seriously.
But it's probably worth mentioning that the leads of the film are grifters trying to con people out of their money by any means possible.
The MPAA originally gave "The Hustle" an R rating for crude sexual content and language, but the filmmakers and star Rebel Wilson appealed the rating and got it overturned.
I'm not sure it deserved an R rating, but I would say it's on the cusp and in the realm of other raunchy PG-13 comedies that like to push the envelope.
"The Hustle" is rated PG-13 for crude sexual content and language.