One Chance parents guide

One Chance

One boy's big voice changes his life forever

Overall B+

Paul Potts received world recognition after he won Britain's Got Talent. But before that he was a shy, bullied boy with big dreams. This movie follows his life story, with James Corden playing the opera singer wannabe.

Release date October 10, 2014

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

Why is One Chance rated PG-13? The MPAA rated One Chance PG-13 for some language and sexual material.

Run Time: 104 minutes

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One Chance
Rating & Content Info

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Why is One Chance rated PG-13? One Chance is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for some language and sexual material.

Violence: On a couple of occasions, a character passes out while performing. A character is repeatedly taken to the hospital for various ailments. Bullies harass a character, as well as hitting, kicking and beating him. A man knocks out his teeth when he runs into a scaffold (some blood is shown). A man is mocked and jeered at by a crowd. A man ignores medical advice and puts his health in danger. A man is injured in a car crash. Characters talk about a fiery factory accident. A man punches another. A character is beaten and robbed. A woman hits a man in the head with a guitar.

Sexual Content: Characters engage in sexual dialogue using innuendo, slang terms, and rude references, as well as crude words for anatomy. Sexual relations are verbally alluded to. Sex is implied between a husband and wife on their wedding night. A man is seen in his underwear on a couple of occasions. A woman is seen in lingerie. Parents talk briefly about the conception of their child. A reference is made to on-line pornography. Characters embracing and kiss.

Language: The script includes a regional term for sex, other crude anatomic terms, some mild and moderate profanities, scatological slang, and terms of deity used as expletives. Name-calling and slurs are heard.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters frequently drink alcohol at home, during social occasions and in pubs. A man drinks to excess to drown his sorrows.

Other: Characters are ridiculed and teased because of their weight.

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One Chance
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence. Coarse and Sexual Language.
Alberta PG Language May Offend.
Manitoba PG
Ontario PG Violence, Language May Offend.
Quebec Not Rated
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video PG

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Cast and Crew

One Chance is directed by David Frankel and stars James Corden, Jemima Rooper, Julie Walters .

Home Video

The most recent home video release of One Chance movie is August 29, 2014. Here are some details…

One Chance releases to home video on August 29, 2015.

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The movie Shrek 2 contains a spoof of the popular talent show that launched Paul Potts. In Rudy, another dreamer pursues his desire to play football despite all the odds being against him. Other movies tracing stories of a rise to fame include The Sapphires (an Australia Aboriginal girl group), Walk the Line (Johnny Cash) and Ray (Ray Charles).

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