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Flyboys

The newly invented airplane had hardly left the ground before it was adapted as a weapon to help in the efforts of WWI. The action-packed Flyboys recounts the story of a few Americans who joined the legendary French Lafayette Escadrille and risked their lives serving as some of the first military pilots. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: B
Violence: C-
Sexual Content: B-
Language: B
Drugs/Alcohol: C
Run Time: 140
Theater Release: 21 Sep 2006
Video Release: 29 Jan 2007
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Why Is Flyboys Rated PG-13?


This war movie contains many depictions of graphic injuries and violence involving guns. Characters are shot on screen and shown crashing to the ground. The use of suicide as a means to evade a more painful death is portrayed. Civilians are seen fleeing from enemy troops, and soldiers enter into a family’s house. A visit to a brothel, where women wear period lingerie, is depicted, but sexual activity is only implied. It is a popular evening pastime for the men to drink alcohol to drown their sorrows after a day of fighting. Language is limited to a small number of mild expletives and profanities.

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