- Movie Reviews
- App Reviews
- Take Action
Not recommended under 8, parental guidance recommended 8 to 13 due to adult themes, sexual references and some coarse language. Also lacks interest for younger children.
This topic contains:
|Children under 8||Not recommended due to adult themes, sexual references and some coarse language. Also lack of interest.|
|Children 8 to 13||Parental guidance recommended due to adult themes, sexual references and some coarse language.|
|Viewers 13 and over||OK for this age group|
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:||Crazy Rich Asians|
|Consumer advice lines:||Mild themes and coarse language|
This review of the movie contains the following information:
Crazy Rich Asians is a romantic comedy based on the best-selling novel of the same name by author Kevin Kwan. Rachel Chu (Constance Wu) is a young Asian-American woman who teaches economics at New York University. Her boyfriend, the dashingly handsome Nick Young (Henry Ewan Golding), invites her to travel to Singapore to attend his best friend’s wedding. When she arrives at the airport, Rachel is very surprised to be ushered into first class, and Nick admits to her that his family is ‘comfortable’. It gradually becomes clear to Rachel that ‘comfortable’ is an understatement, and she discovers that Nick is actually the beloved son and heir to one of Singapore’s richest and most powerful families. Not only must Rachel navigate many cultural challenges, she is also faced with the hostility of Nick’s formidable mother Eleanor (Michelle Yeoh). Rachel’s holiday in Singapore turns out to be so much more than she bargained for.
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.
Wealth and social status; love and romance; traditional family values versus modern values; clash between Eastern and Western cultural values
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.
Nothing of concern
Children under five are most likely to be frightened by scary visual images, such as monsters, physical transformations.
A woman confronts her husband about his affair, they are both distressed, and it is an emotional scene.
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.
The emotional scene described above may also disturb this age group
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.
Nothing of concern
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 of concern
The following products are displayed or used in this movie:
There are some sexual references in this movie, including:
There is some nudity and sexual activity in this movie, including:
There is social drinking by adults at parties and social gatherings.
There is some coarse language in this movie, including:
Crazy Rich Asians is a light, frothy rom-com with plenty of laughs and visual appeal. It is unashamedly materialistic and relies heavily on cultural stereotypes for comic value; but is likely to be enjoyed by teens and adults nonetheless. It is likely to lack interest for children under 8 and is not recommended for this age group, with parental guidance recommended for children aged 8 to 13 due to adult themes, sexual references and coarse language.
The main messages from this movie are to stand up for yourself and be confident and to never be ashamed of your roots.
Values in this movie that parents may wish to reinforce with their children include:
This movie could also give parents the opportunity to discuss with their children attitudes and behaviours, and their real-life consequences, such as:
Tip: Leave out the first A, An or The
Selecting an age will provide a list of movies with content suitable for this age group. Children may also enjoy movies selected via a lower age.
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
Children and Media Australia (CMA) is a registered business name of the Australian Council on Children and the Media (ACCM).
CMA provides reviews, research and advocacy to help children thrive in a digital world.
ACCM is national, not-for-profit and reliant on community support. You can help.