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TICKET TO PARADISE

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What You Need To Know:

TICKET TO PARADISE is a romantic comedy starring George Clooney and Julia Roberts as a middle-aged divorced couple, David and Georgia. They both love their daughter, Lily, but each time they meet, the barbs start flying. The couple is upset when their daughter, Lily, on vacation in Bali, suddenly decides to forego her law career and marry a young man on the island. Though the young man runs his family’s lucrative seaweed farm, Georgia and David scheme to stop their daughter’s upcoming nuptials. Will they go too far?

TICKET TO PARADISE is a funny, affable comedy. It also has some touching family moments that extol the bonds between parents and children and the virtues of marriage. There’s also a positive, but light, reference to God. George Clooney and Julia Roberts make the most of their celebrity charisma as the parents. However, TICKET TO PARADISE has a Romantic worldview that promotes living for the moment. It also has some foul language, drunkenness, light innuendo, and implied references to Bali’s Hindu culture. So, MOVIEGUIDE® advises caution for older children and other audiences.

Content:

(Ro, B, FR, LL, V, S, N, AA, M):

Dominant Worldview and Other Worldview Content/Elements:
Light Romantic worldview promotes enjoying life in the moment instead of delayed gratification, with some positive moral elements such as marriage ultimately is extolled, as are positive parent-child relationships, and there’s a positive reference to God, but a statue/image of a frightful Hindu deity or demon is shown in one scene, and wedding ceremony appears to be led by a Hindu priest (his words aren’t translated), and there’s mention of a “curse” (Bali, the location of the movie, is a Hindu majority nation but movie doesn’t specifically mention Hinduism or supernatural Hindu characters)

Foul Language:
Five obscenities (including one “f” word), one Jesus profanity and 10 light profanities

Violence:
Light comic violence such as a couple bumps heads

Sex:
Some innuendo such as a drunk divorced couple end up the next morning in the same bed but nothing is said to have happened, woman’s younger French lover says in the morning he slept on the floor of hotel room, plus some kissing

Nudity:
Upper male nudity

Alcohol Use:
Alcohol use and drunkenness

Smoking and/or Drug Use and Abuse:
No smoking or drugs; and,

Miscellaneous Immorality:
Mother hides marriage rings (with father’s consent) to stop or delay daughter’s rush wedding, but their plan fails and daughter lies when she tells parents that they’ll be sitting far apart at her graduation ceremony from law school.

More Detail:

TICKET TO PARADISE stars George Clooney and Julia Roberts in a romantic comedy about a middle-aged divorced couple who try to stop their adult daughter’s sudden marriage to a young man she just met while on vacation in Bali. TICKET TO PARADISE is a funny, affable comedy, with some touching family moments, but it has a light Romantic worldview that promotes living in the moment and contains some foul language, brief drunkenness, light innuendo, and implied references to Bali’s Hindu culture.

The movie opens with the divorced couple, Georgia and David’s, daughter, Lily, assuring her parents they’ll be sitting far apart at Lily’s graduation ceremony from law school. Lily lied, however, and the parents grimace throughout the ceremony, except when they wave at Lily after she gets her diploma.

Lily is traveling to Bali for a vacation with her best friend, Wren, before she starts her law career. David and Lily see them off at the airport, then go their separate ways.

One day in Bali, Lily and Wren go scuba diving but get stranded by their boat. They start swimming the mile or so toward shore when a handsome young man comes by with another boat. Lily is immediately smitten with the young man, whose name is Gede (“Ge-day”), and he with her.

Some 37 days later, Lily separately calls her parents and tells them that she and Gede are getting married, and they’re going to live together in Bali. Of course, after David gets settled in his seat on the commercial plane to Bali, Georgia boards the plane and sits in the same center aisle. Making matters worse, Georgia’s younger French lover, Paul, a pilot, has rearranged his schedule to fly the plane and join her on Bali later.

David and Georgia scheme to stop their daughter’s upcoming nuptials. Will they go too far?

TICKET TO PARADISE is a funny, affable comedy. It also has some touching family moments that extol the bonds between parents and children and the virtues of marriage. George Clooney and Julia Roberts make the most of their inherent charisma as the parents. As the daughter, Kaitlyn Dever of television’s LAST MAN STANDING and JUSTIFIED fits perfectly with them.

Overall, however, TICKET TO PARADISE has a Romantic worldview that promotes living for the moment. TICKET TO PARADISE also has some foul language, drunkenness, light innuendo, and implied references to Bali’s Hindu culture.

Now more than ever we’re bombarded by darkness in media, movies, and TV. Movieguide® has fought back for almost 40 years, working within Hollywood to propel uplifting and positive content. We’re proud to say we’ve collaborated with some of the top industry players to influence and redeem entertainment for Jesus. Still, the most influential person in Hollywood is you. The viewer.

What you listen to, watch, and read has power. Movieguide® wants to give you the resources to empower the good and the beautiful. But we can’t do it alone. We need your support.

You can make a difference with as little as $7. It takes only a moment. If you can, consider supporting our ministry with a monthly gift. Thank you.