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Shortly after exploring a mysterious hole in the ground, three teens (Michael B. Jordan, Alex Russell and Dane DeHaan) discover they have acquired amazing super powers. Unfortunately, they are not gifted with the wisdom and/or maturity to know how to responsibly handle these new abilities. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: D
Violence: D
Sexual Content: B-
Language: C-
Drugs/Alcohol: C-
Run Time: 85
Theater Release: 03 Feb 2012
Video Release: 15 May 2012
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Chronicle is rated PG-13: for intense action and violence, thematic material, some language, sexual content and teen drinking.

Director: Josh Trank
Cast: Michael B. Jordan, Michael Kelly, Alex Russell, Dane DeHaan
Studio: 2012 Twentieth Century Fox
Website: Official site for Chronicle.

Detailed Review

Andrew Detmer (Dance DeHaan) isn’t popular in his high school. And buying a camera to continuously record everything he sees doesn’t make him any more so. (Considering the size… 
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Why Is Chronicle Rated PG-13?

Violence: A character is frequently bullied at school, and subjected to verbal and physical… 
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Talk It Over

How does Andrew distance himself from others by videotaping everything? Why does that activity… 
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Video alternatives / Home Video Bonus Features

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