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Overall C+

In desperate need of money, Steve Baker (Johnny Knoxville) bets on the one contest he's sure he can win -- The Special Olympics. Posing as a mentally challenged athlete, he prepares to run for the gold, only to discover his lack of ethics is not his only handicap.

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

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for sexual humor, language and some drug references.

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The Ringer

Do good intentions and compassion for others ever justify unscrupulous acts? Are there other options Steve can find to solve his money dilemma?

Is there a difference between forgiving and excusing a person’s behavior? What consequences result from Steve’s actions?

Leonard Flowers, who stars as Jimmy Washington, is a 16-year Special Olympics veteran. He competes in track and tennis, and has won numerous medals. To learn more about other athletes and the events involved in the Special Olympics, visit the official site at http://www.specialolympics.org.

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