Picture from The Lottery Ticket
Overall C

Poor and puny, Kevin Carson (Bow Wow) has never been popular. That is until he discovers he has a winning lottery ticket for $370 million. Suddenly the youth is the center of attention (both flattering and threatening) while he waits over a long weekend to claim the prize money.

Violence C+
Sexual Content C-
Profanity D
Substance Use D+

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for sexual content, language including a drug reference, some violence and brief underage drinking.

Talk to your kids about…

The Lottery Ticket

A scene in this film depicts a man who interrupts a neighborhood barbeque and begins a serious altercation with young man while attempting to steal from him. The crowd simply watches. How do you think your neighbors would react in a similar scenario? How do we know when we should intervene in these types of situations? What dangers might be involved?

Two older teens discuss using a condom prior to beginning sexual activity. It is implied that preventing pregnancy is the main reason for using a condom. Are there other reasons? What are other concerns with impulsive sexual activity aside from pregnancy? Can a condom protect you from every consequence involved with this decision?