Seven Pounds parents guide

Seven Pounds

Overall C-

Ben Thomas (Will Smith) has a terrible secret. In order to be free of it's haunting effects, the deeply depressed man determines to do something wonderful for seven people who are also struggling with life's problems. But his noble plans begin to unravel after he meets Emily (Rosario Dawson), a beautiful woman with a heart condition.

Release date December 19, 2008

Violence D
Sexual Content C
Profanity C
Substance Use B-

Why is Seven Pounds rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Seven Pounds PG-13 for thematic material, some disturbing content and a scene of sensuality.

Run Time: 123 minutes

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Why is Seven Pounds rated PG-13? Seven Pounds is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for thematic material, some disturbing content and a scene of sensuality.

A mix of brief, often disjointed scenes make it difficult to get a grip on Ben Thomas in this film that includes depictions of abuse, characters with terminal illnesses, and a suicide. Illegal methods are used to obtain personal information about individuals. A horrible car crash leaves bloody corpses strewn across the accident scene. Depictions of surgery and medical procedures are seen. Domestic violence is discussed with some effects of it being shown. Adults engage in sexual activity following a dinner date (the couple removes their clothes, embrace and kiss while in bed, and are shown waking up together). Characters drink with a meal. Infrequent profanities and terms of Christian Deity are contained in the script.

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Seven Pounds
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence.
Alberta 14A Mature Themes.
Manitoba 14A
Ontario 14A Mature Theme. Sexual Content.
Quebec G Not recommend for young children.
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A

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Cast and Crew

Seven Pounds is directed by and stars Will Smith, Rosario Dawson, Woody Harrelson.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Seven Pounds movie is March 31, 2009. Here are some details…

Release Date: 31 March 2009

Seven Pounds releases to the home video market on DVD and Blu-ray. Both disc formats offer the following bonus materials: deleted scenes, commentary by director Gabriele Muccino and four featurettes (Seven Views on Seven Pounds, Creating the Perfect Ensemble, The Box Jellyfish: World’s Deadliest Co-Star and Emily’s Passion: The Art of the Printing Press).

The Blu-ray edition also includes these extras: a Digital Copy of the movie (for PC, PSP®, Mac or iPod) and BD-Live.


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