Above and Beyond parents guide

Above and Beyond

Overall B

Based on the real life activities of the WWII Ferry Command, a group responsible for flying airplanes from Gander, Newfoundland (the most easterly land-based airport in North America at the time) to war-torn Europe, this Canadian-made miniseries follows the political posturing and the personal risks involved for the heroic men and women who went Above and Beyond the call of duty in the fight for peace.

Violence B
Sexual Content C+
Profanity C
Substance Use C

Why is Above and Beyond rated Not Rated? The MPAA rated Above and Beyond Not Rated

Run Time: 122 minutes

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Above and Beyond
Rating & Content Info

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Why is Above and Beyond rated Not Rated? Above and Beyond is rated Not Rated by the MPAA

This high-flying WW II adventure is peppered with mild and moderate profanities, as well as terms of deity used as expletives. While the dangers of active combat are far away from these pilots, the perilous nature of their mission is emphasized. Deaths from accidents and equipment failure are discussed and implied. In one scene, a mechanical mishap causes an injury and a man’s bloodied face is shown. Servicemen drink, smoke and play cards, both for recreation and to dampen their fears. As well, a romantically inclined couple exchange kisses, and the young man unbuttons his girlfriend’s shirt (her bra strap is shown) and fondles her thigh. In another scene, an authority figure uses his position to impress a young woman he wishes to make advances toward. Sexual relationships are implied and the script includes some sexual innuendo.

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Above and Beyond
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia Not Rated
Alberta Not Rated
Manitoba Not Rated
Ontario Not Rated
Quebec Not Rated
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video NA

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Cast and Crew

Above and Beyond is directed by and stars Liane Balaban, Jonathan Scarfe, Allan Hawco, Joss Ackland.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Above and Beyond movie is February 26, 2007. Here are some details…

DVD Notes: Above and Beyond
DVD Release Date: 27 February 2007

Above and Beyond flies onto DVD in a full screen format, with interactive menus and chapter selections.

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