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The Flying Scotsman

Based on a true story, The Flying Scotsman follows Graeme Obree (played by Jonny Lee Miller) who faced numerous obstacles when trying to compete as a world class cyclist. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B
Violence: C
Sexual Content: B
Language: D
Drugs/Alcohol: C
Run Time: 96
Theater Release: 04 May 2007
Video Release: 18 Sep 2007
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Why Is The Flying Scotsman Rated PG-13?

Violence: A child is chased and thrown to the ground by schoolyard bullies who again taunt him as an adult. Characters steal used bike parts. A man attempts suicide. Another suicide is discussed.      

Sexual Content: A man undresses down to his underwear in a non-sexual situation. An unmarried couple lives together. A couple kisses.

Language: The script includes numerous profanities including multiple strong sexual expletives. Some brief name-calling is also used.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Frequent alcohol use is depicted including a character who drinks while depressed.

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