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Driving Miss Daisy

When Miss Daisy (Jessica Tandy) has a car accident, her adult son Boolie (Dan Ackroyd) takes way her keys and hires a chauffeur for her (played by Morgan Freeman). Although the elderly woman is thrown into this relationship reluctantly, the new driver proves to be a godsend. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: A
Violence: A-
Sexual Content: A
Language: B
Drugs/Alcohol: B-
Run Time: 99
Theater Release: 14 Dec 1989
Video Release: 07 Jan 2013
MPAA Rating: PG
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Why Is Driving Miss Daisy Rated PG?

Violence: A car backs over a steep embankment causing damage to the vehicle and emotionally upsetting the driver. A character is accused of stealing. At a funeral a body is seen in a casket. Mention is made of a Jewish temple being bombed. A character talks about a man that was hanged because of his race.

Sexual Content: None Noted.

Language: The script contains mild profanities, racial slurs and terms of deity used as expletives.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Frequent smoking is shown. Characters drink in social settings.

Other: Attitudes of religious bigotry and racial prejudice are depicted.

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