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The Game Plan

Overall B+

Joe Kingman (Dwayne"The Rock" Johnson), a famous quarterback and lady's man, has to come up with a new Game Plan when an eight-year-old girl (Madison Pettis) appears on his turf claiming to be his daughter.

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

Why is The Game Plan rated PG? The MPAA rated The Game Plan PG for some mild thematic elements.

Run Time: 110 minutes

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The Game Plan
Rating & Content Info

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Why is The Game Plan rated PG? The Game Plan is rated PG by the MPAA for some mild thematic elements.

Joe is surprised to learn he is the father of a young girl who was conceived in the last days of his marriage. Since his divorce, he has become an increasingly self-absorbed party-goer. (Drinks are served at a New Year’s Eve event and a restaurant’s opening night.) On the football field, players are tackled. The script includes a brief, mild profanity.

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The Game Plan
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia G
Alberta G
Manitoba G -----
Ontario G
Quebec G
Martimes G
Canadian Home Video G

News About "The Game Plan"

Cast and Crew

The Game Plan is directed by and stars Dwayne Johnson, Kyra Sedgwick, Morris Chestnut, Gordon Clapp.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The Game Plan movie is January 22, 2008. Here are some details…

The Game Plan makes a touchdown on DVD, with a score of bonus extras, such as bloopers (narrated by sportscaster Marv Albert), deleted scenes and Chalk Talk (a commentary by Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and director Andy Fickman, accompanied by sports-booth-style graphics). Also included are the featurettes Drafting the Game Plan (a look at the making of the film), ESPN’s SportsCenter DVD/Blu-ray Exclusive: The King In Search Of A Ring (a interview with fictional football star Joe Kingman, hosted by Stuart Scott) and ESPN’s SportsCenter: The Rock Learns To Play QB (The Rock explains how he learned to play quarterback for the movie to reporter Sean Salisbury). For those who want to play, The Game Plan offers interactive alternatives like The Universal “Mood” Remote Control Menus and Peyton’s Makeover Madness (where you can control the mood lighting and redecorate Joe’s apartment). Audio tracks are available in Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround (English, French and Spanish), with subtitles in French and Spanish.

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