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Is Vacation Friends Safe For Kids? Parent Movie Review

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Sometimes you need to get away- and 2021 has certainly been that kind of year. But if you aren’t ready for travel, check out Vacation Friends on Hulu. This raunchy adult comedy is smart enough to keep your interest but stupid enough to allow you to check out for a little while. But is Vacation Friends safe for kids? This parent movie review will help you decide if your teens can watch this one with you. Check out the best movie quotes from Vacation Friends.

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About Vacation Friends

In this raw and raunchy comedy, strait-laced Marcus and Emily (Lil Rel Howery, Yvonne Orji) are befriended by wild, thrill-seeking partiers Ron and Kyla (John Cena, Meredith Hagner) at a resort in Mexico.

Living in the moment, the usually level-headed couple lets loose to enjoy a week of uninhibited fun and debauchery with their new “vacation friends.”

Months after their walk on the wild side, Marcus and Emily are horrified when Ron and Kyla show up uninvited at their wedding, creating chaos and proving that what happens on vacation, doesn’t necessarily stay on vacation.

You can watch the red band trailer for Vacation Friends here.

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Is Vacation Friends Safe For Kids? Parent Movie Review

Well, this movie is rated R which should be a clear indication that Vacation Friends is not kid-friendly.

While it’s a fun movie that doesn’t ask too much of its viewers, it’s probably not ok for kids.

But what exactly is in the movie that parents should know about? Would Vacation Friends be safe for kids in high school, for example?

Since it’s playing on Hulu, older kids in your household might have access to the movie and

We’ll run down the language, sex, nudity, and overall content that will help you decide what ages are appropriate for Vacation Friends.

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Language In Vacation Friends

This one has it ALL.

Literally, every four letter word and swear you can imagine is peppered throughout the movie.

We didn’t even make a list because it would likely be the whole script.

If your family doesn’t shy away from raunchy language, then Vacation Friends may be something you’ll love. But just know: it’s A LOT.

Is Vacation Friends Safe For Kids? Sex and Nudity

Ron and Kyla are free spirits and they definitely love love, if you know what we’re saying.

Sex is talked about often, but the acts are not shown on screen.

There are butt shots, shirtless men, and bathing suits worn throughout the movie.

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Violence and Weapons

There are guns in the movie, but not used in a threatening way.

Light violence with some fistfights makes up the violence in the movie.

Is Vacation Friends Ok For Kids? Ages 15 and Up

If you are pretty permissive with language and sex, Vacation Friends would be ok for kids in high school.

We recommend 15 and up as far as age appropriateness for this movie.

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(L-R): Yvonne Orji as Emily, Meredith Hagner as Kyla, Lil Rel Howery as Marcus and John Cena as Ron in 20th Century Studios’ VACATION FRIENDS, exclusively on Hulu. Photo courtesy of 20th Century Studios. © 2021 20th Century Studios.  All Rights Reserved.

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