American Teen parents guide

American Teen

Overall C+

This documentary follows some real life American Teens from Warsaw, Indiana, chronicling the social, emotional and educational challenges of completing their senior year.

Release date July 24, 2008

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

Why is American Teen rated PG-13? The MPAA rated American Teen PG-13 The MPAA has rated American Teen PG-13 some strong language, sexual material, some drinking and brief smoking-all invo

Run Time: 100 minutes

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American Teen
Rating & Content Info

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Why is American Teen rated PG-13? American Teen is rated PG-13 by the MPAA The MPAA has rated American Teen PG-13 some strong language, sexual material, some drinking and brief smoking-all invo

Considering this is a documentary with real life characters rather than actors, the film broaches some sensitive subjects including teen sex, alcohol use and bullying. While most activity is limited to onscreen kissing, teens discuss sexual activities, email pictures of a topless classmate and use crude terms for female body parts. Although some teens are shown drinking in their community, one boy travels to Mexico with his adult brother whose goal is to get the high school student drunk. Lewd dancing, digitally obscured female nudity and irresponsible, underage alcohol use are shown. Students vandalize a home, party late into the night and engage in girl-to-girl kissing. Teasing, prescription drug use and the discussion of suicide are also portrayed, along with brief depictions of video game violence. Terms of Deity, name-calling, vulgarities, repeated sexual hand gestures and strong expletives (some of which are bleeped) are used.

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American Teen
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Coarse Language.
Alberta PG Coarse Language.
Manitoba PG Not Recommended for Young Children. Language May Offend.
Ontario Not Rated Language May Offend. Not recommended for young children.
Quebec Not Rated
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video PG

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Cast and Crew

American Teen is directed by and stars Hannah Bailey, Colin Clemens, Mitch Reinholt, Megan Krizmanich..

Home Video

The most recent home video release of American Teen movie is December 1, 2008. Here are some details…

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