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Overall B+

Burt Lancaster stars as Native American Jim Thorpe, who achieved Olympic glory only to have his medals stripped due to a technicality.

Violence B-
Sexual Content B
Profanity B+
Substance Use C

Why is Jim Thorpe: All American rated Not Rated?

Official MPAA Rating: Jim Thorpe: All American is rated Not Rated for

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Violence: A new student experiences some freshman hazing. Players receive injuries on the football field, including one bloody facial wound. A man is penalized for undisciplined actions. A character pushes and shoves another. He later punches a man in the face. A man threatens a woman who slaps him. A player is knocked out on the football field.

Sexual Content: Men are seen in a gym shower without explicit nudity. A couple kisses on several occasions.

Language: Brief name-calling and racial comments are used.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Men are shown with drinks in their hands. Drinking is seen in bar. A man consumes alcohol more frequently to deal with his disappointments. Man smokes a cigar. Characters smoke on numerous occasions.

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