What parents need to know

Parents need to know that Bad Words is a mostly hilarious, sharp-edged comedy, with lots of crude humor. Though it features children as part of its cast, it's not kid-friendly. In fact, its lead character spares nobody his caustic verbal attacks, including kids. Prepare to hear loads of insulting and coarse language, including "c--ksucker," "s--t" and "f--k." There are also a few scenes showing a couple having sex, though we see only their faces, and a brief view from above the waist. An adult discusses sex with a child as if they're the same age, and even hires a prostitute to show off her breasts to him, which viewers see as well.
  • Families can talk about Guy's relationship with Chaitanya: What draws them together? Why does Chaitanya put up with Guy's insults?
  • Guy Trilby swears a lot. Do you think the filmmakers drive home this point way too often, or is it necessary for his character? Discuss swearing in movies with your family.
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