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Driving Miss Daisy

Released

Dec 14, 1989

Latest Home Video

Jan 07, 2013

MPAA Rating

PG

Director

Bruce Beresford

Cast

Morgan Freeman
Jessica Tandy
Dan Aykroyd

Studio

1989 Warner Brothers

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Synopsis

When Miss Daisy (Jessica Tandy) has a car accident, her adult son Boolie (Dan Ackroyd) takes way her keys and hires a chauffeur for her (played by Morgan Freeman). Although the elderly woman is thrown into this relationship reluctantly, the new driver proves to be a godsend.

Content Details

Why Is Driving Miss Daisy Rated PG?

Driving Miss Daisy is rated PG

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Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in Driving Miss Daisy...

Violence: A car backs over a steep embankment causing damage to the vehicle and emotionally upsetting the driver. A character is accused of stealing. At a funeral a body is seen in a casket. Mention is made of a Jewish temple being bombed. A character talks about a man that was hanged because of his race.

Sexual Content: None Noted.

Language: The script contains mild profanities, racial slurs and terms of deity used as expletives.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Frequent smoking is shown. Characters drink in social settings.

Other: Attitudes of religious bigotry and racial prejudice are depicted.

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Morgan Freeman plays characters looking for meaning in life in The Bucket List and The Magic of Belle Isle. Other movies about the challenges of aging include: Quartet, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel and The Iron Lady.

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Canadian Movie Ratings

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Details on home video releases of Driving Miss Daisy...

Home Video Notes: Driving Miss Daisy

Release Date: 8 January 2013

Driving Miss Daisy releases to Blu-ray with the following extras:

- New featurette

- Audio commentary

- Vintage documentaries

- Trailer

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