The Pretty One

The Pretty One
The Pretty One
  • R
  • 1h 35m
  • 2014
Common Sense Media Iconage 16+
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Laurel (Kazan) has always been the odd wallflower, choosing to live at home with her father, while her glamorous identical twin, Audrey (Kazan), possesses the confidence and appeal to succeed in the big city. When tragedy strikes and Laurel is mistaken for her twin sister, she makes the impulsive decision to assume her sister’s identity and become The Pretty One. As she eases into her new, independent existence, Laurel discovers that she’s capable of accomplishments she had never before had dreamed of: excelling in a career, maintaining friendships and even finding love. Zoe Kazan (Ruby Sparks), Jake Johnson (TV’s “New Girl”) and Ron Livingston (Drinking Buddies) star in this quirky, comedic drama about family ties and second chances.
© 2014 The Pretty One, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

Chicago Reader
Drew Hunt

The film is trite on the surface, but through some complex plotting, writer-director Jenée LaMarqu...

June 25, 2017
Washington Post
Stephanie Merry

It would take a lot of charm for "The Pretty One" to overcome that creepy premise, but the movie d...

June 25, 2017
San Francisco Chronicle
Walter V. Addiego

"The Pretty One" is a movie with a few touching moments and others that prompt eye rolls.

June 25, 2017
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Common Sense Media

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Common Sense Says
Quirky dramedy with sexual situations and some language.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that The Pretty One is a quirky dramedy that teens might enjoy, but that includes some sexual situations as well as a bit of strong language, including "s--t" and "f--k." Expect a sudden car accident with tragic consequences and a single fistfight. Adults drink a bit, sometimes excessively.

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

  • Genre:Drama, Comedy
  • Release Date:February 7, 2014
  • Highest Available for Purchase:HD

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