Picture from Brian’s Song
Overall A-

This remake of the 1971 film (also called Brian's Song) tells the real life story of football player Gale Sayers (Mekhi Phifer) and his unlikely friendship with his teammate Brian Piccolo (Sean Maher), in the days when racial integration wasn't very black and white.

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

MPAA Rating: Not Rated

Talk to your kids about…

Brian’s Song

Brian’s Song has much to say about rising up to meet life’s challenges. What does it tell you about racial barriers? Competition? Determination? Courage? The important things in life?

People on their deathbed seldom, if ever, give thought to their material acquisitions. What is most likely to be on their minds? Why?

Learn more about the real Brian Piccolo and Gale Sayers.. Shortly after his death, the Brian Piccolo Cancer Research Fund was established.