Look Who's Talking Now

MPAA Rating: PG-13

Entertainment: +2 1/2

Content: -1

In the original LOOK WHO'S TALKING, Mickey was a wise-cracking baby that made trouble for his single-mom Mollie (Kirstie Alley). Now Mickey's all grown up (around 10 that is) with a younger sister. Instead of talking babies, we now have talking dogs. Rocks (voice by Danny De Vito) is a street-wise mutt who finds a home with Mollie and James (John Travolta) along with Daphne (voice by Diane Keaton), a large white poodle. Rocks and Daphne cause assorted mayhem around the house as Mollie and James try to find time for romance in their busy lives. When James gets a job flying a private jet for a beautiful executive, Mollie gets jealous and attempts to find out what's going on between them. In the meantime, the executive tries to seduce James by keeping him away on "business" during the Christmas holiday. What ensues is a sometimes funny tug of war between Rocks and Daphne and James and Mollie. This is a fairly funny movie meant for a family audience.

Unfortunately, this film falls short of being one "the whole family can enjoy." Instead of trying to entertain with a good plot and developed relationships, it quickly degenerates into a mess of sexual innuendoes. It begins with the trademark "fertilization scene" that the previous LOOK WHO'S TALKING movies have, complete with talking sperm. Then we move to various sexual references made especially by Rocks, but also by James and Mollie. Faintly implied sexual intercourse occurs once between James and Mollie, but no nudity is shown. Both Mollie and James have steamy dreams about the infidelity of the other and Rocks is constantly making advances to Daphne. There is also a fairly scary scene with timber wolves that is too violent and scary for small children. On top of it all, unnecessary language invades this family movie including many crudities and several slang words for excrement.

Preview Reviewer: Greg Wilson
Tri-Star Pictures, 9000 Sunset Blvd., #711, Los Angeles CA 90069

The following categories contain objective listings of film content which contribute to the subjective numeric Content ratings posted to the left and on the Home page.

Crude Language: Many (15) times - Mild 6; Moderate 9

Obscene Language: Several (8) times (includes baby talk for excrement)

Profanity: Many (12) times - Regular 1, Exclamatory 11

Violence: Two animal fights between dog and wolves

Sex: Very briefly implied once

Nudity: None

Sexual Dialogue/Gesture: Many times - references to intercourse, genitals

Drugs: None

Other: None

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Intended Audience: Families

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