Waitress Movie Poster
  • Released
  • May 2, 2007
  • PG-13, 1 hr 47 min
  • Comedy
  • Romance
  • 3,136 Fan Ratings

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What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that although this quirky indie dramedy is ultimately heartwarming, it tackles very mature themes like spousal abuse (emotional and physical), loneliness, infidelity, and unhappiness. Protagonist Jenna's husband Earl constantly ridicules and demeans her, treating her like a possession. In one scene, he hits her in the face; other times he grabs and pushes her. Two different sets of couples commit adultery, but in one case the characters decide to part ways. In the end, the movie is very sweet and ends up being about a woman's immediate, undeniable love for her baby.

  • Positive messages
  • Violence
  • Sexual
  • Language
  • Consumerism
  • Drinking & drugs
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