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Overall A

The Straight Story recounts the slow moving true tale of a man who rode his ride-on lawnmower across America's Midwest to visit his sick brother. Starring Richard Farnsworth, this film reiterates the old adage: Slow and steady wins the race.

Violence A
Sexual Content A
Profanity B+
Substance Use B

MPAA Rating: G

Talk to your kids about…

The Straight Story

At first, people see Alvin as an odd curiosity. Why, after they meet him, do they find him so endearing? Do we see elderly people as a benefit to our society? As a family, you may want to think of ways you can help your elderly relatives or friends feel like they are still needed in our world.