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All the King’s Men

A remake of a 1949 movie, All the King's Men stars Sean Penn as Willie Stark, a depression era politician whose campaign ambitions turn into a personal quest for power. A violent shooting makes it an unlikely pick for kids. It's also too long and too confusing -- likely because we can't understand half of what Sean Penn is saying in his Louisiana accent. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C
Violence: C-
Sexual Content: C+
Language: C+
Drugs/Alcohol: C-
Run Time: 109
Theater Release: 21 Sep 2006
Video Release: 18 Dec 2006
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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All the King’s Men is rated PG-13: intense sequence of violence, sexual content and partial nudity

Cast: Broderick Crawford, John Ireland
Studio: 2006 Sony Pictures

Detailed Review

Colorful characters make good headlines and nowhere is that more evident than in the political arena. Few Southern officials have been more intriguing than real life governor Huey P. Long… 
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Why Is All the King’s Men Rated PG-13?

Government and big business corruption is at the heart of this film’s political intrigue. Unfortunately… 
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Talk It Over

How does Willie Stark’s choice of liquid refreshment change during the movie? Does that reflect… 
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