John Tucker Must Die parents guide

John Tucker Must Die

Overall C-

When three high school princesses -- Heather (Ashanti), Beth (Sophia Bush) and Carrie (Arielle Kebbel) -- discover they are all dating the same prince, they decide to get revenge upon John Tucker (Jesse Metcalfe) by setting him up with a heartbreaker named Kate (Brittany Snow).

Release date July 27, 2006

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

Why is John Tucker Must Die rated PG-13? The MPAA rated John Tucker Must Die PG-13 for sexual content and language.

Run Time: 89 minutes

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John Tucker Must Die
Rating & Content Info

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Why is John Tucker Must Die rated PG-13? John Tucker Must Die is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for sexual content and language.

Although the title implies far more serious intentions, the plot of this PG-13 teen movie never includes a murder attempt. However parents should still give consideration to the film’s themes and subject matter considering all the major characters are supposed to be teens. Sexual discussions ensue between girls who are having sex with the same boy and one girl implies that sex is a necessary activity within a relationship. While “training” another girl how to kiss, two females share a practice kiss, and another young boy voices his approval of this activity. Other sexual issues include a teen boy shown wearing a pair of women’s thong underwear and a teen girl is seen in a bra and panties. Profanities are sporadic, and include mild to moderate profanities, scatological terms, and the near use of a sexual expletive on two occasions. Violence is limited to various girls physically shoving each other and slapping a boy, as well as revenge seeking. A group of boys have a flatulence contest in a locker room.

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John Tucker Must Die
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Coarse Language.
Alberta PG Sexual Content.
Manitoba PG Coarse Language, Sexual Content
Ontario PG language may offend. Not recommended for youong children.
Quebec Not Rated
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video PG

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Cast and Crew

John Tucker Must Die is directed by and stars Jesse Metcalfe, Brittany Snow, Ashanti, Sophia Bush.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of John Tucker Must Die movie is November 14, 2006. Here are some details…

Just in case you didn’t see enough of John Tucker in the theater, the DVD release of John Tucker Must Die also includes an extended version of the film, as well as wide and full screen presentations. This dual-sided disc provides audio commentary by director Betty Thomas, editor Matt Friedman and writer Jeff Lowell, alternate and deleted scenes, a live performance of People in Planes “Instantly Gratified,” a making-of featurette, a chance to go On Set Tour with Jesse Metcalfe, and the theatrical trailer. Audio tracks are available in English (Dolby Digital 5.1), French (Dolby Digital 2.0) and Spanish (Dolby Digital 2.0), with subtitles in English and Spanish.

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