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Overall C+

Two Secret Service agents (played by Dennis Quaid and Matthew Fox) are in charge of investigating the assassination of the President (William Hurt). Despite multiple cameras recording the incident, it proves difficult to get the right Vantage Point to find the guilty party.

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

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for sequences of intense violence and action, some disturbing images and brief strong language.

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Vantage Point

How do you feel about the recent trend in action films to depict terrorist activities? Does this help us to overcome and better understand the realities of terrorism in our society, or does it fuel further speculation or even imitation of depicted acts?

Why does the shock factor of violent acts decrease with repeated viewings? Do you feel this applies only to movies, or to real life events?

Talk about the movie with your family…

How do you feel about the recent trend in action films to depict terrorist activities? Does this help us to overcome and better understand the realities of terrorism in our society, or does it fuel further speculation or even imitation of depicted acts?

Why does the shock factor of violent acts decrease with repeated viewings? Do you feel this applies only to movies, or to real life events?