Benny & Joon Movie Poster
  • Released
  • April 16, 1993
  • PG, 1 hr 38 min
  • Romance
  • 51 Fan Ratings

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Parents need to know that the subject of caring for a mentally ill family member is the focal point of this movie. Joon seems "normal," as Sam remarks to Benny, but she has tantrums, pyromaniac moments, and breakdowns. But Joon is also an adult, and she has adult feelings, which lead to romance with Sam. Whether this romance is appropriate or not supplies some of the edge to the plot of the movie.

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  • SEX
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  • CONSUMERISM
  • DRINKING & DRUGS
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