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Overall A-

Documentary filmmaker Davis Guggenheim looks at the shortcomings of the US public school system. Following the dreams of five young students he asks, "Where is the superman (or woman) who will help these kids get the education they deserve?"

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

Why is Waiting For “Superman” rated PG?

Official MPAA Rating: Waiting For “Superman” is rated PG for for some thematic material, mild language and incidental smoking.

Please read our content details for this movie to help determine if it is suitable for members of your family. We also encourage you to check our full review and our movie information page.

Violence: Two dangerous stunts are portrayed.

Sexual Content: None noted.

Language: Brief mild crude terms and some vulgar comments are included in the script.

Alcohol / Drug Use: A character discusses the death of his father from illegal drug use. An archival depiction of smoking is shown.