Genre Archives: Comedy

War Dogs (2016)

Not Recommended for Families
Effective January 1st, 2009, The Dove Foundation Review Team has ceased reviewing all NC-17 rated movies and certain extraordinarily explicit R, PG-13 and PG-13 Horror rated films. This decision was reached due to the fact that Dove reviewers are parents or grandparents with conservative [...]

Sausage Party

August 12, 2016
Not Recommended for Families
Effective January 1st, 2009, The Dove Foundation Review Team has ceased reviewing all NC-17 rated movies and certain extraordinarily explicit R, PG-13 and PG-13 Horror rated films. This decision was reached due to the fact that Dove reviewers are parents or grandparents with conservative [...]

Florence Foster Jenkins

August 12, 2016
Not Recommended for Families
"Florence Foster Jenkins" features a very entertaining performance from Meryl Streep as the title character. This movie is based on a true story about a woman who had a passion for music and loved to sing, even though she didn't have a good voice. Florence died in 1944, but not before living a [...]

Nine Lives

August 5, 2016
Dove "Family-Approved" For Ages 12 and Over
"Nine Lives" is a hilarious comedy about a man who is a big mogul in almost everything in his life. He is so busy with his corporations that he does not have time for the real things in life like his family. Tom does not have time to take a call from his second wife, for remembering his young [...]

Bad Moms

July 29, 2016
Not Recommended for Families
Effective January 1st, 2009, The Dove Foundation Review Team has ceased reviewing all NC-17 rated movies and certain extraordinarily explicit R, PG-13 and PG-13 Horror rated films. This decision was reached due to the fact that Dove reviewers are parents or grandparents with conservative [...]

Ghostbusters (2016)

July 15, 2016
Not Recommended for Families
"Ghostbusters (2016)" is a remake of what many fans of the original film consider to be a classic. A reboot can be tricky because of people's expectations. In this case, the Ghostbusters are all female and have a male secretary. However, some of the original concept remains, including the hearse, [...]

Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates

July 8, 2016
Not Recommended for Families
Effective January 1st, 2009, The Dove Foundation Review Team has ceased reviewing all NC-17 rated movies and certain extraordinarily explicit R, PG-13 and PG-13 Horror rated films. This decision was reached due to the fact that Dove reviewers are parents or grandparents with conservative [...]

Pup Star

August 30, 2016
Dove "Family-Approved" For All Ages
"Pup Star" is a fun and charming family film for everyone, especially dog lovers. This film is about a talent show for dogs that sing and talk to humans. Tiny has great singing talent, but does she have what it takes to win "Pup Star?" When a clumsy dog catcher gets her, she finds a way to escape [...]

My Grandpa Detective

September 27, 2016
Dove "Faith-Friendly" For Ages 12 and Over
"My Grandpa Detective" features drama, comedy, and inspirational storytelling. Its theme of forgiveness is the main thread, which is woven throughout the entire film. The acting is one of the strengths of the film, with fine performances by Stephen Hardy as Bobby; Garry Nation as Robert, his [...]

Central Intelligence

June 17, 2016
Not Recommended for Families
"Central Intelligence" is very funny at times and fast-paced, but the content in it, especially in the language and nudity categories, is over the top. The movie has a lot of strong language. The plot features two old high school friends. Bob Stone (Dwayne Johnson) was formerly known as Robert, [...]