Race parents guide


It is about the color of your skin, as well as the contest.

Overall B+

When Jesse Owens' represents the USA in the 1936 Olympics his skin color challenges the prejudices of his homeland and the beliefs of Aryan supremacy held by the leaders of the games’ host – Berlin Germany.

Release date February 19, 2016

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

Why is Race rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Race PG-13 for thematic elements and language.

Run Time: 130 minutes

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Rating & Content Info

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Why is Race rated PG-13? Race is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for thematic elements and language.

Violence: The protagonist in this film is the target of prejudice due to his race. In many scenes people attending sporting competitions jeer and mock him, as well as insulting and judging him. The film includes depictions of people in Nazi Germany being forced out of homes and businesses, and then loaded into trucks.

Sexual Content: Discussions about the protagonist’s illegitimate daughter are heard—although Owens still has affection toward her mother. At one point Owens begins to date another woman and a sexual relationship is implied. We see characters embrace and kiss.

Language: About 15 profanities are used, including a couple of scatological terms, along with mild and religious profanities.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters are frequently seen drinking alcohol. A character drinks to excess and on one occasion his inebriated state leads him to begin shouting at and shoving another man. Smoking is seen in some scenes.

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Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Coarse Language.
Alberta PG Language May Offend.
Manitoba PG Language May Offend.
Ontario PG Language May Offend.
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

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Cast and Crew

Race is directed by Stephen Hopkins and stars Jason Sudeikis, Amanda Crew, Carice van Houten .

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Race movie is May 31, 2016. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: Race
Release Date: 31 May 2016
Race releases to home video (Blu-ray or DVD) with the following special features:
- The Making of Race
- Becoming Jesse Owens
- The Owens Sisters

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Olympic athletes are also depicted in the movies Chariots of Fire, Cool Runnings, Prefontaine, and Endurance .

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