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American Dreamz

American Dreamz
American Dreamz
American Dreamz
  • PG-13
  • 1h 47m
  • 2006
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Hugh Grant, Dennis Quaid and Mandy Moore star in this hilarious comedy about living the American Dream. The TV show "American Dreamz" is sweeping the ratings, and everyone wants to be a "Dreamer". But when two scheming, hopeful contestants face-off in the final showdown, the audience gets an eyeful of on-air fireworks. The stage is set for the wickedly funny, no-holds-barred competition that is being called "a riot!" (US Weekly)
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Rotten Tomatoes® Score

Critics Consensus: A cheerfully silly satire with an unfortunate lack of focus, American Dreamz takes aim at numerous targets, but isn't pointed enough for relevant social commentary.
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Common Sense Media

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Common Sense Says
Social satire more for teens and adults.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that this satire pokes fun at President Bush, American Idol, and Western fears of terrorism (the would-be presidential assassins here are "Arabic" and comic). The film makes the TV show and the presidential administration look equally dishonest. A character cheats on her fiancé. Characters make fun of "white trash." Terrorists carry and fire guns, and plan a suicide bombing; one terrorist says he enjoys torturing people; another character blows himself up to protest his girlfriend's betrayal (you don't see explosion or deaths). In Iraq, a character is barely shot (grazed) and sent home on his first day. Characters drink beer and wine, and the First Lady takes pills for depression.

A Lot or A Little?

The parents’ guide to what’s in this movie.
Positive Messages
Drinking, Drugs & Smoking
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Additional Info

  • Genre:Comedy
  • Release Date:April 21, 2006
  • Languages:English
  • Captions:English
  • Audio Format:
  • Screen Pass Eligible:Yes
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