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Still shot from the movie: Gridiron Gang.

Gridiron Gang

Probation officer Sean Porter (Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson) and counselor, Malcolm Moore (Xzibit), organize a football team within a juvenile delinquent detention complex to help the inmates learn self-esteem and discipline. Although it gets off to a brutal beginning, the messages learned by the Gridiron Gang outweigh the violence in this based-on-a-true-story movie. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: A-
Violence: D
Sexual Content: A-
Language: D+
Drugs/Alcohol: B
Run Time: 125
Theater Release: 14 Sep 2006
Video Release: 16 Jan 2007
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Why Is Gridiron Gang Rated PG-13?


Violence is a way of life for many young gang members in this film. Gun-toting kids, brutal, close range killings, drive-by shootings and a boy who is run down by a car are all depicted along with the discussion of the boys’ past crimes and drug dealing. Even in incarceration, fistfights and intimidation continue between rival gangs. The script is peppered with infrequent sexual comments, moderate and strong profanities as well as sexual and racial slurs.

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