Secretariat parents guide


Overall A

When business looks bad for her father's company, Penny Chenery (Diane Lane) takes over his horse stables, even though she is only a housewife. Hiring an experienced trainer (John Malkovich) she bets everything on a promising animal named Secretariat. This movie is based on the true story of the 1973 Triple Crown winner.

Release date October 8, 2010

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

Why is Secretariat rated PG? The MPAA rated Secretariat PG for brief mild language.

Run Time: 120 minutes

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Rating & Content Info

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Why is Secretariat rated PG? Secretariat is rated PG by the MPAA for brief mild language.

Violence: A man dies from natural causes. Brief combative verbal discussions take place between characters on several occasions.

Sexual Content: A bodily function is briefly commented on.

Language: One mild swear word and some name-calling is included in the script.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Adults drink at social events. A woman drinks after the death of her father.

Other: An injured man is shown after a riding accident.

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Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia G
Alberta G
Manitoba G
Ontario G
Quebec G
Martimes G
Canadian Home Video G

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Cast and Crew

Secretariat is directed by Randall Wallace and stars Diane Lane, Scott Glenn, James Cromwell, John Malkovich.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Secretariat movie is January 25, 2011. Here are some details…

Secretariat releases on 25 January 2011, in two packages. Secretariat on DVD includes:

- Heart of A Champion

- 3 Deleted Scenes with optional audio commentary by director Randall Wallace

- Music video: It’s Who You Are, by AJ Michalka

Secretariat: Two-Disc Blu-ray/DVD Combo also offers:

- Heart of A Champion

- Choreographing the Races

- A Director’s Inspiration: A Conversation with The Real Penny Chenery

- Audio commentary by director Randall Wallace

- 7 Deleted Scenes with optional audio commentary by director Randall Wallace

- Secretariat multi-angle simulation

- Music video: It’s Who You Are, by AJ Michalka

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