Amelia parents guide


Overall B+

Amelia Earhart (Hillary Swank) believed women could pilot an airplane just as well as men -- and she set several records to prove it! This biographical drama looks at her life, troubled relationships and amazing accomplishments, as well as her history-making attempt to fly around the world.

Release date October 23, 2009

Violence B
Sexual Content C+
Profanity B-
Substance Use C

Why is Amelia rated PG? The MPAA rated Amelia PG for some sensuality, language, thematic elements and smoking.

Run Time: 111 minutes

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Rating & Content Info

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Why is Amelia rated PG? Amelia is rated PG by the MPAA for some sensuality, language, thematic elements and smoking.

Smoking and cigar use are portrayed in a historic setting, along with a scene in which Amelia reluctantly agrees to use her name to advertise a brand of cigarettes. Alcohol use is often shown in social settings and at home. Amelia talks briefly about her alcoholic father. Several men, one of whom suffers from alcohol abuse, are shown drinking and/or drunk. Thematic issues explored surround Amelia’s troubled marriage, premarital relationships and an affair with another man. Clothed couples kiss. Characters are shown in bed together after implied sexual encounters. Moments of peril are depicted when characters are involved in a plane crash, stormy weather threatens to down a plane and a pilot suffers from sleep deprivation. The script contains infrequent profanities and terms of Deity.

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Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia G
Alberta PG
Manitoba G Mature Theme.
Ontario PG Mature Theme, Language May Offend.
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

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News About "Amelia"

Cast and Crew

Amelia is directed by and stars Hilary Swank, Richard Gere, Ewan McGregor.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Amelia movie is February 2, 2010. Here are some details…

Release Date: 2 February 2010

Amelia flies onto DVD with the following bonus materials:

- Featurette: The Power of Amelia Earhart

- Deleted scenes

- Movietone News

Amelia on Blu-ray disc offers the following extras:

- Deleted scenes

- Featurettes: The Power of Amelia Earhart, Making Amelia, The Plane Behind the Legend and Re-constructing the Planes of Amelia

- Movietone News

- Digital Copy of the movie

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The history of the airplane is recounted in Kitty Hawk: The Wright Brothers’ Journey of Invention. Other high-flying adventures include Flyboys, Above and Beyond, The Aviator and Fly Away Home.

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