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The Bucket List

What things do you hope to do before you kick the bucket? After two cancer patients (Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman), who are sharing the same hospital room, discover they also share the same prognosis, they decide to spend the last six months of their lives accomplishing as many of those dreams as they can. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B+
Violence: B+
Sexual Content: C+
Language: C-
Drugs/Alcohol: B+
Run Time: 97
Theater Release: 24 Dec 2007
Video Release: 09 Jun 2008
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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The Bucket List is rated PG-13: for language, including a sexual reference

Cast: Jack Nicholson, Morgan Freeman, Sean Hayes
Studio: Warner Brothers

Detailed Review

Edward Cole (Jack Nicholson) makes a good income in the medical industry by using practical economics, such as having two beds per room in the hospitals he owns. It is… 
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Why Is The Bucket List Rated PG-13?

This story about two aging men dying from cancer, is unlikely to have huge appeal… 
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If you were to find out you had a short time to live, what choices… 
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