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Amelia

Amelia Earhart (Hillary Swank) believed women could pilot an airplane just as well as men -- and she set several records to prove it! This biographical drama looks at her life, troubled relationships and amazing accomplishments, as well as her history-making attempt to fly around the world. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: B+
Violence: B
Sexual Content: C+
Language: B-
Drugs/Alcohol: C
Run Time: 111
Theater Release: 23 Oct 2009
Video Release: 02 Feb 2010
MPAA Rating: PG
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Why Is Amelia Rated PG?


Smoking and cigar use are portrayed in a historic setting, along with a scene in which Amelia reluctantly agrees to use her name to advertise a brand of cigarettes. Alcohol use is often shown in social settings and at home. Amelia talks briefly about her alcoholic father. Several men, one of whom suffers from alcohol abuse, are shown drinking and/or drunk. Thematic issues explored surround Amelia’s troubled marriage, premarital relationships and an affair with another man. Clothed couples kiss. Characters are shown in bed together after implied sexual encounters. Moments of peril are depicted when characters are involved in a plane crash, stormy weather threatens to down a plane and a pilot suffers from sleep deprivation. The script contains infrequent profanities and terms of Deity.

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