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17 Again

"Oh, to be young once more," wishes Mike O'Donnell (Matthew Perry). Unhappy with his life and missed opportunities, the 37-year-old man is both surprised and delighted when he is given an unexpected chance to be 17 Again (his teenaged self is played by Zac Efron). Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B
Violence: B-
Sexual Content: C+
Language: C+
Drugs/Alcohol: C-
Run Time: 101
Theater Release: 17 Apr 2009
Video Release: 11 Aug 2009
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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How We Determine Our Grades

17 Again is rated PG-13: for language, some sexual material and teen partying.

Cast: Zac Efron, Matthew Perry, Leslie Mann
Studio: 2009 New Line Cinema
Website: Official site for 17 Again.

Detailed Review

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Why Is 17 Again Rated PG-13?

Sexual content in this film will likely be the greatest concern for parents. However some… 
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