New Website CringeMDb Makes Sure Family Movie Night Doesn't Get Awkward

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For a lot of families, including mine, watching movies is a fun way to spend time together. But whether it's a new one at the theater or a flick to enjoy while camping out on the couch, screen time often depends upon our ability to find a movie that is appropriate for everyone. Enter CringeMDb.

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CringeMDb is website designed to make sure you don't end up having to endure watching a steamy sex scene or hyper-violent action sequence with your family. This means no covering your kids' eyes or blushing as your mom asks you to explain a long string of swear words. Unlike some other guides for determining if a movie is family friendly, this one doesn't have a religious perspective or try to speak to the quality of the film. It is just going to give you the straight scoop: Are you going to see boobs, blood, or bad words?

So, what can you watch this holiday season?

The new Star Wars movie?

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How about something holiday themed, like Bad Santa?

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That Tina Fey and Amy Poehler movie Sisters looks funny -- what about that one?

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Okay, no Sisters. How about The Martian? That will be on DVD soon and looks like it should be pretty safe.

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Bald male buttocks? Well, I'm suddenly more interested, especially if they belong to Matt Damon. Maybe we'll just save that one for after the kids go to sleep.

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What about my favorite series of movies? Does Harry Potter make the grade as family friendly?

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I checked on my favorite holiday movies and, no surprise if you've seen it, Love Actually is a big "NO":

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If you are looking for a New Year's Eve-themed movie that is family friendly, CringeMBd says While You Were Sleeping might be a good choice.

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But you know what's not a good NYE choice? New Year's Eve:

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Finally, if you can't find a movie you all agree on, you can always suck it up and watch Frozen again.

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