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Still shot from the movie: Up In The Air.

Up In The Air

Ryan Bingham, (George Clooney) may think he's well grounded with a secure job as a corporate downsizing expert, but he finds his life Up In The Air just as he's about to reach his ten millionth frequent flyer mile and land the woman of his dreams. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: C+
Violence: B
Sexual Content: C-
Language: D
Drugs/Alcohol: B
Run Time: 109
Theater Release: 25 Dec 2009
Video Release: 09 Mar 2010
MPAA Rating: R
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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.

What practices in our society may contribute to the inability to develop and maintain interpersonal relationships?

Do you think there are people who would be perfectly happy living the life that Ryan has? Or do you think inevitably such individuals would eventually wish things were different?

What did Ryan’s frequent flyer points really represent? Why did he find so much comfort in his “artificial” airport and hotel surroundings?

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About the Reviewer: Rod Gustafson

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