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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.
Why Is Driving Miss Daisy Rated PG?
Driving Miss Daisy is rated PG
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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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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