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Overall B

Two colleges face each other on a football field. Looking eye to eye, these opponents know each other well, and will ultimately meet again at the end of the movie for that final climatic scene. But instead of throwing footballs, these players are blowing tubas and pounding drums in this film about marching band rivalries.

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

MPAA Rating: PG-13 or innuendo and language.

Talk to your kids about…


Many high schools offer band programs. Besides learning to play a musical instrument, what other things can we learn within a band that are applicable to jobs and other non-musical activities?