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The Absent-minded Professor

An absentminded professor forgets his own wedding while working on a scientific breakthrough. Although his invention doesn't seem to be enough to gain forgiveness from his fiancee, it has the US military, the hometown basketball team, and a local wheeler-dealer bouncing with excitement in this 1961 comedic tale. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B
Violence: B
Sexual Content: A-
Language: A
Drugs/Alcohol: A
Run Time: 96
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MPAA Rating: G
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The Absent-minded Professor is rated G:

Cast: Fred McMurray, Nancey Olsen

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Why Is The Absent-minded Professor Rated G?

Overall: B

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