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Oct 23, 2009

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Feb 02, 2010

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Hilary Swank
Richard Gere
Ewan McGregor


2009 Fox Searchlight

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Amelia Earhart (Hillary Swank) believed women could pilot an airplane just as well as men -- and she set several records to prove it! This biographical drama looks at her life, troubled relationships and amazing accomplishments, as well as her history-making attempt to fly around the world.

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Why Is Amelia Rated PG?

Amelia is rated PG for some sensuality, language, thematic elements and smoking.

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Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in Amelia...

Smoking and cigar use are portrayed in a historic setting, along with a scene in which Amelia reluctantly agrees to use her name to advertise a brand of cigarettes. Alcohol use is often shown in social settings and at home. Amelia talks briefly about her alcoholic father. Several men, one of whom suffers from alcohol abuse, are shown drinking and/or drunk. Thematic issues explored surround Amelia’s troubled marriage, premarital relationships and an affair with another man. Clothed couples kiss. Characters are shown in bed together after implied sexual encounters. Moments of peril are depicted when characters are involved in a plane crash, stormy weather threatens to down a plane and a pilot suffers from sleep deprivation. The script contains infrequent profanities and terms of Deity.

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The history of the airplane is recounted in Kitty Hawk: The Wright Brothers’ Journey of Invention. Other high-flying adventures include Flyboys, Above and Beyond, The Aviator and Fly Away Home.

Canadian Movie Ratings

MB G Mature Theme.
ON PG Mature Theme, Language May Offend.

Canadian Home Video Rating: PG

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Details on home video releases of Amelia...

Release Date: 2 February 2010

Amelia flies onto DVD with the following bonus materials:

- Featurette: The Power of Amelia Earhart

- Deleted scenes

- Movietone News

Amelia on Blu-ray disc offers the following extras:

- Deleted scenes

- Featurettes: The Power of Amelia Earhart, Making Amelia, The Plane Behind the Legend and Re-constructing the Planes of Amelia

- Movietone News

- Digital Copy of the movie

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