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Amelia Earhart (Hillary Swank) believed women could pilot an airplane just as well as men -- and she set several records to prove it! This biographical drama looks at her life, troubled relationships and amazing accomplishments, as well as her history-making attempt to fly around the world. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B+
Violence: B
Sexual Content: C+
Language: B-
Drugs/Alcohol: C
Run Time: 111
Theater Release: 23 Oct 2009
Video Release: 02 Feb 2010
MPAA Rating: PG
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After watching a movie with your children or students, we encourage parents and teachers to look for education opportunities to teach with movies. Here are a few discussion topics that can help with lesson plans or teaching in the home.

How did Amelia Earhart’s pursuit of her dream contribute to aviation advancements? What barriers was she able to break down? What support or lack of support did she face?

What does Amelia mean when she says she does not want to live a life imprisoned in safety?

Learn all about the history of this daring pilot at her official website. You can also discover more about The Ninety-Nines International Organization of Women Pilots, of which Amelia Earhart was a founding member and first president.

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