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Life With Mikey | 1993 | PG | - 1.2.3

Michael J. Fox stars as a former child star who's now running a talent agency for children. His numero uno cutie-pie is played by Christina Vidal.

SEX/NUDITY 1 - Fox and an unidentified female are shown briefly necking on the couch.

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VIOLENCE/GORE 2 - Fox is threatened by a big guy after hitting his car with a hockey puck; nothing happens. A girl pulls a swiss army knife on Fox, and then stomps on his foot, but the scene is played for laughs and is not violent. A girl appears with a black eye, and later a boy has a bloody lip. At a professional wrestling match, Fox gets tossed around the ring, to minor effect. There's no gore, just a couple of gross-out scenes: a boy spits out a hot dog in someone's hat, and Fox spits out cereal soaked in rancid milk. And, there's a food fight.

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LANGUAGE 3 - Some scatological language and some lewd anatomical references.

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DISCUSSION TOPICS - Smoking, lying, dysfunctional families, loneliness, stealing, death of a parent, alcoholism.
MESSAGE - Irresistible Cuteness will solve just about any problem.
CAVEATS

Be aware that while we do our best to avoid spoilers it is impossible to disguise all details and some may reveal crucial plot elements.

We've gone through several editorial changes since we started covering films in 1992 and older reviews are not as complete & accurate as recent ones; we plan to revisit and correct older reviews as resources and time permits.

Our ratings and reviews are based on the theatrically-released versions of films; on video there are often Unrated, Special, Director's Cut or Extended versions, (usually accurately labelled but sometimes mislabeled) released that contain additional content, which we did not review.



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