School For Scoundrels parents guide

School For Scoundrels

Overall D

A young man (Jon Heder) who is devoid of self-confidence enrolls in a mysterious school intended to pump up his personality. Under the tutelage of Dr. P (Billy Bob Thornton), he and the other students engage in acts of vandalism, womanizing, elder abuse and subject themselves to the possibility of homosexual rape--in order to become "real" men.

Release date September 28, 2006

Violence C+
Sexual Content C
Profanity D
Substance Use B

Why is School For Scoundrels rated PG-13? The MPAA rated School For Scoundrels PG-13 for language, crude and sexual content, and some violence.

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School For Scoundrels
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Why is School For Scoundrels rated PG-13? School For Scoundrels is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for language, crude and sexual content, and some violence.

In an attempt to teach a group of men self-confidence, this school advocates doing illegal and mean things to innocent people and to fellow students. Acts depicted include destroying personal property, elder abuse, starting fights on a subway, and verbally demeaning other people. Sexual abuse is also present, when a man—in the role of a teacher of adults—has a group of his male pupils remove their pants and kneel on the ground. Later, there is discussion of this man raping other male members of his class. Language consists of frequent mild, moderate and sexual expletives along with crude sexual remarks and terms of deity. There is also a paintball scene where the guns are used in a very careless and unsafe manner.

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School For Scoundrels
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Coarse Language. Violence.
Alberta PG Coarse Language Throughout.
Manitoba PG Language May Offend.coarse language. Not recommended for young children.-----
Ontario PG Language may offend. Not recommended for young children.
Quebec 13+
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video PG

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Cast and Crew

School For Scoundrels is directed by and stars Jon Heder, Billy Bob Thornton.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of School For Scoundrels movie is February 12, 2007. Here are some details…

School for Scoundrels is being released to DVD in both the Rated theatrical edition and an Unrated edition. Both of these versions are available in either wide or full screen.

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