Keanu | Full Movie

  • R
  • 1h 40m
  • 2016
Certified Fresh77%
Common Sense Media Iconage 17+
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Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele, a.k.a. the hugely popular comedy duo Key & Peele, star as Clarence and Rell, two cousins who live in the city but are far from streetwise. When Rell's beloved kitten, Keanu, is catnapped, the hopelessly straight-laced pair must impersonate ruthless killers in order to infiltrate a street gang and retrieve the purloined feline. But the incredibly adorable kitten becomes so coveted that the fight over his custody creates a gang war, forcing our two unwitting heroes to take the law into their own hands.

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

Certified Fresh77%
Critics Consensus: Keanu's absurd premise and compulsively watchable starring duo add up to an agreeably fast-paced comedy that hits more than enough targets to make up for the misses.
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Common Sense Media

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Common Sense Says
Hilarious comedy has violence, drugs, nudity, and a kitten!

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that the action comedy Keanu marks the big-screen debut of TV comedy duo Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele. Even though the plot centers around a cute kitten, the content is frequently over the top and not for younger audiences. Strong, frequent violence includes guns and shooting, blood spurts, dead bodies, car chases, fighting, and more. Scenes set inside a strip club include topless women, and there are other sexual references, too. Several characters are drug dealers, and the main characters use drugs and drink alcohol on more than one occasion. Language is very strong, with multiple uses of "f--k," "s--t," the "N" word, "bitch," "ass," and more. All of that said, the movie does challenge racial and cultural stereotypes, and it sends messages about not judging others and being true to yourself.

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The parents’ guide to what’s in this movie.
Positive Messages
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Additional Info

  • Genre:Satire & Spoof, Comedy, Action, Buddy Picture
  • Release Date:April 29, 2016
  • Highest Available for Purchase:4KLearn More

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