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Big Fat Liar

Jason Shepherd (Frankie Muniz) is a 14-year-old fibber who has told one too many tales causing a serious overdraft in his parents' "trust" fund. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B-
Violence: C-
Sexual Content: A-
Language: B
Drugs/Alcohol: B+
Run Time: 88
Theater Release: 07 Feb 2002
Video Release: 23 Sep 2002
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.

This movie illustrates how liars often ensnare more than themselves in their falsehoods. How did Kaylee and Monty feel about being forced into lying for someone else?

How important is it to you to have your parents’ trust? In what situations might it be important to have them believe you? Although Jason proved to his parents that he was telling the truth about the paper, do you think they may still question what he says, at least for a while?

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