Good Night and Good Luck parents guide

Good Night and Good Luck

The power of the media.

Overall A

Shot in black and white, this historical drama reconstructs journalist Edward R. Murrow's attack on Senator Joseph McCarthy's crackdown on possible communist sympathizers within the United States. This war of words forever changed America and TV news.

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

Why is Good Night and Good Luck rated PG? The MPAA rated Good Night and Good Luck PG for mild thematic elements and brief language.

Run Time: 93 minutes

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Good Night and Good Luck
Rating & Content Info

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Why is Good Night and Good Luck rated PG? Good Night and Good Luck is rated PG by the MPAA for mild thematic elements and brief language.

Content concerns are limited to extensive smoking (nearly every scene is fogged by cigarette smoke) and a suicide using a gas stove. Social drinking is depicted, and a couple of mild profanities are included.

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Good Night and Good Luck
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia G
Alberta PG
Manitoba PG Mature theme. Tobacco use/promotion.-----
Ontario G Mature Theme. Not Recommended for Children.
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

News About "Good Night and Good Luck"

Cast and Crew

Good Night and Good Luck is directed by George Clooney and stars George Clooney, Robert Downey Jr., Patricia Clarkson, David Strathairm, Jeff Daniels.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Good Night and Good Luck movie is March 13, 2006. Here are some details…

DVD Release Date: 15 March 2006
Actor-director-screenwriter George Clooney and producer-screenwriter Grant Heslov provide an in-depth, behind the scenes commentary on Good Night and Good Luck. Audio tracks are available in English (Dolby Digital 5.1), with subtitles in English, Spanish and French.

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