El Rey, Vicente Fernández

TV review by Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Mexican music legend biopic has drinking, smoking, violence.

Netflix Drama 2022

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 17+

Based on 1 review

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age 17+

Screen before watching with kiddos.

The storyline was great until Episode 13 “Enemies”, they threw in a scene of two scheming men in bed (no, not in the act). This scene was not necessary but it did explain the TV-MA rating. I tried to Google in advance why the show was rated TV-MA, in search of any raunchy or overkill scenes and this was not in any of the reviews.
age 18+
This movie has the worst actors. I almost feel embarrassed for the real Vicente Fernández. None of the actors that sing are able to sing sing painful to watch. I’m 55 years old and I’m very familiar with many of the events in Mexican singers and there seems to be much made up events and feel that they are made to to feet the times we currently live. Maybe the regular Anglo can be genuinely entertained as fir me I’m constantly fact checking it’s not a truly genuine story of his life.

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