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(2012) (Chris Diamantopoulos, Sean Hayes) (PG)

Alcohol/Drugs Moderate
Blood/Gross Stuff Mild
Disrespectful/Bad Attitude Heavy
Frightening/Tense Scenes Mild
Gun/Weapons Heavy
Imitative Behavior Extreme
Jump Scenes None
Music (Scary/Tense) None
Music (Inappropriate) None
Profanity Minor
Sex/Nudity Moderate
Smoking Minor
Tense Family Scenes Moderate
Topics to Talk About Heavy
Violence Heavy

Comedy: As they try to raise money to save the orphanage where they were raised and still live, three adult buffoons end up involved in a murder for hire plan.
Larry (SEAN HAYES), Curly (WILL SASSO) and Moe (CHRIS DIAMANTOPOULOS) have known each other since birth due to growing up together in an orphanage run by Mother Superior (JANE LYNCH). From kids to their current adult stage, the three have been and are still known for their wild antics and goofy behavior, something barely tolerated by nuns Sister Rosemary (JENNIFER HUDSON) and Sister Bernice (KATE UPTON), and that is the constant source of irritation for the perpetually ornery Sister Mary-Mengele (LARRY DAVID).

When they learn that the orphanage needs more than $800,000 to stay open, the three men, a.k.a. The Three Stooges, set out to raise the money despite not possessing any skills to do so. That doesn't matter to Lydia (SOFIA VERGARA), the voluptuous wife to Teddy (KIRBY HEYBORNE), a wealthy man who grew up with the Stooges at the orphanage before being adopted by Mr. Harter (STEPHEN COLLINS). Lydia and Teddy's friend, Mac (CRAIG BIERKO), are having an affair, and they hire the Stooges to mercy kill Lydia's husband.

But since they're told that Mac is Teddy and that he's terminally ill, they try to perform the deed on him. All of which leads to various shenanigans, including a run-in with the cast and crew of a reality TV show.

The slapstick style of humor (and previews showing people hitting others for comedy, etc.) might be enticing to some younger kids.
For slapstick action violence, some rude and suggestive humor including language.

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