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Overall A

Based on a true story, this movie chronicles ten years in the life of Brooke Ellison (Vanessa Marano/ Lacey Chabert), who suffered a spinal cord injury as a child that left her paralyzed from the neck down. Rising above her disability, she pursues her dreams of a university education. This made-for-TV movie was the last project undertaken by actor/ director Christopher Reeve (who was also left in a quadriplegic state after a devastating accident).

Violence B
Sexual Content A-
Profanity B
Substance Use A-

Why is The Brooke Ellison Story rated PG?

Official MPAA Rating: The Brooke Ellison Story is rated PG for for thematic elements and language

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