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How She Move

Overall B-

Raya (Rutina Wesley) is forced to do some fancying footwork when her life at an exclusive private school comes to an end due to financial restraints back home. But things in the inner-city prove better than she feared when she applies her moves to the world of step dancing.

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

Why is How She Move rated PG-13? The MPAA rated How She Move PG-13 for some drug content, suggestive material and language.

Run Time: 94 minutes

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How She Move
Rating & Content Info

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Why is How She Move rated PG-13? How She Move is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for some drug content, suggestive material and language.

This story of a girl’s resolve to leave her troubled Toronto neighborhood and secure a good education offers lessons on determination and pride. It also shows teens involved in destructive activities, such as the use of illegal drugs. However the focus of the movie is to show the negative consequences of these actions, and the protagonist wrestles with avoiding these behaviors while still needing to connect with and spend time with her peers. Sexual content includes some low cut shirts, suggestive dancing and mild innuendo. One sexual expletive, another mouthed expletive, and moderate and mild profanities are used. Violence is limited to a brawl between two girls while at high school.

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How She Move
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 PG Language May Offend. Not recommended for young children.
Quebec Not Rated
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video PG

News About "How She Move"

Cast and Crew

How She Move is directed by and stars Rutina Wesley, Brennan Gademans, Cle Bennett, Tre Armstrong..

Home Video

The most recent home video release of How She Move movie is April 29, 2008. Here are some details…

How She Move dances onto DVD with theatrical trailers and three featurettes (The Characters of How She Move, From Rehearsal to Film and Telling Her Story). Audio tracks are available in Dolby Digital Surround 5.1 (English and Spanish), with subtitles in English and Spanish.

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