Is The Spectacular Now appropriate for 14 year olds?

Parents need to know that The Spectacular Now is a coming-of-age story adapted from author Tim Tharp’s young adult novel about a hard-partying high school senior whose personal motto is to “live in the now.” Although the movie is based on a YA book and is about high schoolers, it features constant underage alcohol

Is The Spectacular Now OK for kids?

Age Appropriate For: 15+. Yes, the film is rated R because it includes cursing, underage drinking and some drug use, and teens having sex.

Why is The Edge of Seventeen a 15?

The swearing, sexuality, and themes make it appropriate for mature high schoolers and up.

What’s wrong with Sutter’s dad?

After Aimee’s friend warns Sutter not to hurt Aimee, Sutter takes Aimee to dinner at his sister Holly’s house, where Aimee talks frankly about the death of her father from an opiate overdose and her dreams of a perfect marriage.

What happened at the end of the spectacular now?

So the movie ends with the montage of him going to Philadelphia to find Aimee, without telling us just what he intends to do there, what his new plans are, or even what he’s going to tell her. It’s seemingly an impulsive decision, like all the others he’s made up to this point.

Where can I see the spectacular now?

Watch The Spectacular Now Streaming Online | Hulu (Free Trial)

What is The Spectacular Now rated?

R

Does The Spectacular Now have a happy ending?

It is quite happy. Except for one character 🙂 You will enjoy the ending of the movie better than from the book most likely.

What is the movie Spectacular Now about?

Sutter, a popular party animal unexpectedly meets the introverted Aimee after waking up on a stranger’s lawn. As Sutter deals with the problems in his life and Aimee plans for her future beyond school, an unexpected romance blossoms between them.

Is The Spectacular Now a sad movie?

The teen romance The Spectacular Now is by turns goofy, exhilarating, and unreasonably sad — just like being a teenager.

Is The Spectacular Now worth watching?

The Spectacular Now is a touching, and sometimes funny, coming-of-age drama one of the most honest and realistic teen films I have ever seen. A spectacular coming-of-age film that is thoughtful and moving filled with charm, sweetness, truth and honesty, The Spectacular Now is a “Must See”.

Where can I watch the spectacular now in Australia?

The Spectacular Now is available to stream in Australia now on Google Play and Apple TV and Disney+ and Prime Video Store.


Videos

The Spectacular Now | First Kiss | Official Movie Clip HD | A24


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