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Still shot from the movie: The Strongest Man in the World.

The Strongest Man in the World

In order to save Medfield College, student Dexter Riley (Kurt Russell) attempts to win a weight-lifting contest. But first the scrawny science student must eat a miraculous breakfast cereal additive to make him The Strongest Man in the World. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B+
Violence: B-
Sexual Content: A
Language: A-
Drugs/Alcohol: B
Run Time: 92
Theater Release: 06 Feb 1975
Video Release: 02 Sep 2012
MPAA Rating: G
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How We Determine Our Grades

After watching a movie with your children or students, we encourage parents and teachers to look for education opportunities to teach with movies. Here are a few discussion topics that can help with lesson plans or teaching in the home.

Dexter’s discovery occurs thanks to an unintended event. What other examples are there of scientific discoveries resulting from a fluke?

What do companies do to their products, like breakfast cereals, to distinguish them from other competitors?

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