Chasing Mavericks parents guide

Chasing Mavericks

Overall A-

Seasoned surfer Frosty Hesson (Gerard Butler) is reluctant to mentor a budding boarder, but Jay Moriarity (Jonny Weston) is persistent. Eventually the older man helps the teen prepare to tackle the biggest waves in Northern California, known as Mavericks. This movie is based on a true story.

Release date October 26, 2012

Violence B-
Sexual Content A
Profanity A-
Substance Use D+

Why is Chasing Mavericks rated PG? The MPAA rated Chasing Mavericks PG for thematic elements and some perilous action.

Run Time: 117 minutes

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Chasing Mavericks
Rating & Content Info

Please read our content details for this movie to help determine if it is suitable. We also encourage you to check our full review.

Why is Chasing Mavericks rated PG? Chasing Mavericks is rated PG by the MPAA for thematic elements and some perilous action.

Violence: A child nearly drowns. A man lies about his whereabouts to his wife. A boy smashes car mirrors with a baseball bat and later threatens a person with it. A surfer suffers a bloody injury. A boy fights with a man who is attacking his mother. A teen climbs on top of a van that later speeds down the highway. A boy on a skateboard hangs on to the back of a bus. Teens sneak into a public swimming pool after hours. Teens fight in a restaurant. Students bully others. Divers encounter a shark. Death is discussed and a character dies.

Sexual Content: A teen couple kisses.

Language: One term of Deity is heard and some bullying comments.

Alcohol / Drug Use: A child discovers liquor in his mom’s juice. A teen buys drugs from dealers on the street on several occasions. Teens appear to be high on drugs on a couple of occasions.

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Chasing Mavericks
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia G
Alberta PG
Manitoba G
Ontario PG Not Recommended for Young Children.
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

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Cast and Crew

Chasing Mavericks is directed by Michael Apted, Curtis Hanson and stars Jonny Weston, Gerard Butler, Elisabeth Shue, Abigail Spencer.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Chasing Mavericks movie is February 25, 2013. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: Chasing Mavericks

Release Date: 26 February 2013

Chasing Mavericks releases to home video (DVD and Blu-ray) with th following extras:

- Deleted Scenes: Frosty and Jay Paddle, Jay Plays the Bills, Power of Money, Jay Laments.

- Surf City

- Shooting Waves

- Live Like Jay

- Surfer Zen

- Commentary from Director Michael Apted and Writers Brandon Hooper and Jim Meenaghan

- Ultraviolet

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