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The Blind Side

Big Mike (Quinton Aaron) has problems even bigger than his physical size. When the disadvantaged teen comes to the attention of Leigh Ann and Sean Touhy (Sandra Bullock and Tim McGraw), the affluent couple takes him into their family and tries to help him. Based on a true story, love, tutoring and football play a large role in this inspirational movie. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: A-
Violence: B-
Sexual Content: B
Language: C+
Drugs/Alcohol: B-
Run Time: 129
Theater Release: 20 Nov 2009
Video Release: 23 Mar 2010
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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The Blind Side is rated PG-13: for one scene involving brief violence, drug and sexual references.

Cast: Quinton Aaron, Sandra Bullock, Tim McGraw, John Lee Hancock
Studio: 2009 Warner Brothers Pictures
Website: Official site for The Blind Side.

Detailed Review

Sports stories are fertile ground for inspirational scripts, and The Blind Side reaps a bounteous harvest from this true account of Michael Oher, a real life football star who was… 
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Why Is The Blind Side Rated PG-13?

This movie depicts an altercation between young men after one youth makes crude sexual remarks… 
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Talk It Over

What do you think motivated the Touhy family to bring Michael into their lives? Do… 
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Video alternatives / Home Video Bonus Features

Director John Lee Hancock also worked on The Rookie, another true story about a… 
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