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Catch and Release


Jan 25, 2007

Latest Home Video

May 07, 2007

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Jennifer Garner
Timothy Olyphant
Sam Jaeger
Kevin Smith


? Sony Pictures

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Instead of getting married, Grey Wheeler (Jennifer Garner) finds herself holding a funeral. But the untimely passing of her sportsman fianc? proves less tragic than the secrets revealed about him as she tries to put his affairs in order and rebuild her life. Billed as a romantic comedy --despite the death, this fish story just gets lost in a tangle of sexual situations.

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Why Is Catch and Release Rated PG-13?

Catch and Release is rated PG-13 for sexual content, language and some drug use.

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Moving through the stages of grief is difficult not only for the bride-to-be but also the many other people who loved Grady. Preoccupied with sexual themes, the film contains a loud, audible pairing as well as numerous visual unions that include some back and shoulder nudity. The script also has ample portrayals of cleavage, an errant hand during a massage and several slang terms for sex. A man’s extramarital relationship results in the birth of a child. A woman briefly comments about her own homosexual encounter. Many of the characters drink, some to the point of drunkenness, as a respite from reality. One man attempts suicide by mixing alcohol with pills. Another man smokes a joint. Moderate profanities along with several shortened extreme expletives are used throughout the film. A child violently stomps on a fish and is later shown playing with a large pocketknife.

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Faithful friends are also underscored in 13 Going on 30, which stars Jennifer Garner as a teenager who grows up over night. Marriage plans are thwarted with a young woman discovers her childhood pal is about to marry someone else in My Best Friend’s Wedding.

Canadian Movie Ratings

PG sexually suggestive scene; coarse language.
AB PG Sexual Content. Not Recommended for Young Children.
MB PG Language May Offend. Sexual Content.Coarse Language, Mature Theme.-----
ON PG Mature Theme, Language May Offend.
PG Course language, Mature theme

Canadian Home Video Rating: PG

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DVD Release Date: 8 May 2007

Catch & Release swims into the home video market on DVD and Blu-ray. If you reel in the DVD version, you’ll get the feature presentation plus audio commentaries with writer/director Susannah Grant and Kevin Smith, and Susannah Grant and cinematographer John Lindley. Net the Blu-ray edition and you’ll get all of the above as well as deleted scenes, a making-of featurette, and the cast auditions of Kevin Smith, Juliette Lewis and Sam Jaeger.

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