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In America

The American Dream can mean something different to everyone--an opportunity to make it big, the hope for better times, a chance to forget the past. For a family of Irish immigrants it seems to be a little of all the above. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C+
Violence: B-
Sexual Content: C-
Language: C-
Drugs/Alcohol: B-
Run Time: 105
Theater Release: 31 Oct 2003
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MPAA Rating: PG-13
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