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August Rush

August Rush (Freddie Highmore) is a gifted musician and an orphan. Believing his parents (Keri Russell and Jonathan Rhys Meyers) are still alive, the young boy leaves the orphanage and sets off to find them. Along the way he acquires performing skills and the help of a mysterious stranger (Robin Williams). Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B-
Violence: B-
Sexual Content: B-
Language: B
Drugs/Alcohol: C+
Run Time: 114
Theater Release: 20 Nov 2007
Video Release: 10 Mar 2008
MPAA Rating: PG
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August Rush is rated PG: thematic elements, mild violence and language

Cast: Freddie Highmore, Robin Williams, Keri Russell, Jonathan Rhys Meyers.
Studio: Warner Brothers Pictures

Detailed Review

Sometimes a project deserves a big E for effort -- especially one trying hard to give audiences a heartwarming, feel good story. But even the best of intentions can occasionally… 
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Why Is August Rush Rated PG?

Although Evan has a caring social worker, the other boys in the orphanage are bullies… 
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Talk It Over

Some people hear music in their heads. Others hear stories. What influence can those inner… 
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Video alternatives / Home Video Bonus Features

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