actor: Kevin Hart

The Secret Life of Pets 2

June 14, 2019

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

The Secret Life of Pets 2 is humorously delightful and a fun-filled adventure! Not simply a rehash of the first movie, The Secret Life of Pets, the story continues with new characters as well as old favorites, and a few new villains too. One of the new characters, Rooster, a large farm dog, is [...]

The Upside

January 11, 2019
The Synopsis: A comedic look at the relationship between a wealthy man with quadriplegia and an unemployed man with a criminal record who's hired to help him. The Review: Based on a true story (and the 2012 film The Intouchables), The Upside tells of the comic relationship between a billionaire [...]

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

December 20, 2017
Cue the catchy drum beat because the classic game is back, but this time with a modern twist. With a nod to the original, the movie opens with Jumanji being unearthed from its forgotten place, buried in the sand. In order to ensnare the teenage mind of 1996, the board game, Jumanji, transforms [...]

Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie

June 2, 2017

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

George and Harold love to laugh. Sure, some of their laughter is ignited by potty humor. Yet when the principal, Principal Krupp, is a tyrant with a sign placed on his desk saying "Hope dies here," then laughter is just the medicine that is needed. Jerome Horwitz Elementary is where the young [...]

The Secret Life of Pets

July 8, 2016

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"The Secret Life of Pets" is a fast-paced and frolicking film, filled with fun! The audience is introduced to various pets, such as Gidget the dog, who has a crush on Max. Max, a small dog, loves his owner Katie, but when Katie brings home a new -- and big -- dog, named Duke, Max is jealous. Little [...]

Kevin Hart: What Now?

October 14, 2016
Effective January 1, 2009, The Dove Foundation review team has ceased reviewing all NC-17 rated movies and certain extraordinarily explicit R and PG-13 Horror films. This decision was reached due to the fact that Dove reviewers are parents or grandparents with conservative values. As such, we feel [...]

Central Intelligence

June 17, 2016
"Central Intelligence" is very funny at times and fast-paced, but the content in it, especially in the language and nudity categories, is over the top. The movie has a lot of strong language. The plot features two old high school friends. Bob Stone (Dwayne Johnson) was formerly known as Robert, [...]

Ride Along 2

January 15, 2016
"Ride Along 2" continues the story begun in the first film, with Ice Cube and Kevin Hart playing police officers James Payton and Ben Barber. Ben has just become an official police officer, on probation, and is engaged to James' sister, Angela (Tika Sumpter). The story centers on James and Ben [...]

Get Hard

March 27, 2015
Effective January 1st, 2009, The Dove Foundation Review Team has ceased reviewing all NC-17 rated movies and certain extraordinarily explicit R and PG-13 rated films. This decision was reached due to the fact that Dove reviewers are parents or grandparents with conservative values. As such, we [...]

The Wedding Ringer

January 16, 2015
Effective January 1st, 2009, The Dove Foundation Review Team has ceased reviewing all NC-17 rated movies and certain extraordinarily explicit R and PG-13 rated films. This decision was reached due to the fact that Dove reviewers are parents or grandparents with conservative values. As such, we [...]

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