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Overall B-

If an offer seems too good to be true -- be wary! A representative for a natural gas company, Steve Butler (Matt Damon) promises farmers in a small community the opportunity of a lifetime -- but they soon realize it could cost them their lifetime investment in their land.

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

MPAA Rating: R for language.

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Promised Land

For more information on natural gas fracking, check this page from NBC News.

Do you feel the benefits of energy self-reliance in the U.S. outweigh the potential risks? What other energy sources have proven detrimental? Are there any energy sources without drawbacks?

Who do you think would be the most likely to pay to see this film: Those opposed or those supportive of natural gas fracking? Are movie theaters a good way to reach audiences that are not supportive of or familiar with a particular cause?