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Overall B

Angry and rebellious, seventeen-year-old Clay Watkins (Sam Huntington) is bent on self-destruction until his Grandpa (Barry Corbin), an old-fashioned Texas cowboy and acting sheriff of the county, gives the young offender a choice: smarten up by going to jail or by taking a wilderness survival trip down the Pecos River.

Violence C
Sexual Content B-
Profanity C
Substance Use C

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for mild language and violence.

Talk to your kids about…

River’s End

Why do you think Clay expresses the anger and pain he is feeling inside by lashing out at others? How does this approach affect those around him?

Why does his Grandfather feel the best cure for what ails the rebellious boy would be a trip down the river? What is it about the experience that changes Clay’s attitude?

Clay describes his Grandpa as a “hick sheriff in a hick town.” What causes him to reconsider that opinion?