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Overall B-

The spirit of teenage independence sings out loud and clear in Raise Your Voice. Hillary Duff plays Terri Fletcher-a girl with a big voice in the small pond of Flagstaff AZ who sets her sights on a prestigious music school in LA.

Violence B
Sexual Content B-
Profanity B
Substance Use C

MPAA Rating: PG for thematic elements and language.

Talk to your kids about…

Raise Your Voice

Is lying ever justified as a way to reach your goals? What other options did Terri have? Do we ever see her sit down and seriously confront her father with her request? Do parents ever have other reasons for saying “No”?

If your life had been affected by drunk driving the way Terri’s is, how would you react to people who drink?