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Still shot from the movie: All the King’s Men.

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. »

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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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