Not recommended under 13, PG to 15(Sexual references).
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|Children under 13||Not recommended|
|Children 13-15||Parental Guidance recommended|
This section contains details about the movie, including its classification by the Australian Government Classification Board and the associated consumer advice lines.
|Name of movie:||Cuban Fury|
|Consumer advice lines:||Sexual references and coarse language|
This review of the movie contains the following information:
As a 13 year old, Bruce Garrett (Ben Radcliffe) and his sister Sam (Isabella Steinbarth) were winning awards around the country for their Salsa dancing skills and were about to tackle the national championships when Bruce was viciously attacked by a gang of bullies which put an end to his hopes of a dancing career.
22 years later, Bruce (Nick Frost) is now working in a mundane office job with a colleague Drew (Chris O’Dowd) who is a real lowlife. Things pick up at work when Julia (Rashida Jones) a new attractive, female boss arrives. Bruce is instantly attracted to Julia, but unfortunately for him, Drew is determined to ‘have her’ first. Bruce discovers that Julia is a Salsa dancer and he sees this as an opportunity to win her over. Firstly though, he has to not only radically brush up on his Salsa skills, which he does with the encouragement of his sister (Olivia Colman) and former tough tutor Ron Parfait (Ian McShane), but also overcome his fear of being humiliated.
Children and adolescents may react adversely at different ages to themes of crime, suicide, drug and alcohol dependence, death, serious illness, family breakdown, death or separation from a parent, animal distress or cruelty to animals, children as victims, natural disasters and racism. Occasionally reviews may also signal themes that some parents may simply wish to know about.
Research shows that children are at risk of learning that violence is an acceptable means of conflict resolution when violence is glamourised, performed by an attractive hero, successful, has few real life consequences, is set in a comic context and / or is mostly perpetrated by male characters with female victims, or by one race against another.
Repeated exposure to violent content can reinforce the message that violence is an acceptable means of conflict resolution. Repeated exposure also increases the risks that children will become desensitised to the use of violence in real life or develop an exaggerated view about the prevalence and likelihood of violence in their own world.
There is some violence in this movie including:
Children under five are most likely to be frightened by scary visual images, such as monsters, physical transformations.
Other than the above-mentioned violent scenes, there are no visually scary scenes in this movie that could scare or disturb children under the age of five.
Children aged five to eight will also be frightened by scary visual images and will also be disturbed by depictions of the death of a parent, a child abandoned or separated from parents, children or animals being hurt or threatened and / or natural disasters.
Other than the above-mentioned violent scenes and scary visual images, there are no visually scary scenes that could scare or disturb children aged five to eight.
Children aged eight to thirteen are most likely to be frightened by realistic threats and dangers, violence or threat of violence and / or stories in which children are hurt or threatened.
In addition to the above mentioned violent scenes, there are some scenes in this movie that could scare or disturb children aged eight to thirteen, including the following:
Children over the age of thirteen are most likely to be frightened by realistic physical harm or threats, molestation or sexual assault and / or threats from aliens or the occult.
Nothing particularly scary.
The following products are displayed or used in this movie:
There are a lot of sexual references in this movie, including:
There is some nudity and sexual activity in this movie, including:
There is some use of substances in this movie, including:
There is a lot of coarse language in this movie, including:
Cuban Fury is a British comedy with a difference. The Salsa dancing is great to watch but the characters are very stereotypical and the story is predictable. It will however, appeal to teens and adults but due to its content is not suitable for younger children.
The main messages from this movie are to follow your dreams and to be undeterred by what others think of you.
This movie could also give parents the opportunity to discuss with their children attitudes and behaviours, and their real-life consequences, such as.
Content is age appropriate for children this age
Some content may not be appropriate for children this age. Parental guidance recommended
Content is not age appropriate for children this age