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It Runs in the Family

Dysfunctional may be the current catch phrase for people experiencing problems at home, but in the case of the Grombergs, its more an issue of distraction. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C-
Violence: C
Sexual Content: D+
Language: C-
Drugs/Alcohol: D
Run Time: 109
Theater Release: 25 Apr 2003
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MPAA Rating: PG-13
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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.

Even though people may dislike certain aspects of their upbringing, why is it easy to repeat those same methods in their own childrearing experiences? How can a person break a negative cycle in family life?

While it can be easy to become distracted from the important things in life, what steps did Mitchell and his wife take to keep their romance alive? What rituals or courtesies build relationships in your family?

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