The Shunning parents guide

The Shunning

Overall B+

As Katie Lapp's (Danielle Panabaker) wedding day draws nearer, the young woman finds herself questioning her faith and her place in her Amish community. This made-for-TV movie is based on a book by Beverly Lewis.

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

Why is The Shunning rated Not Rated? The MPAA rated The Shunning Not Rated

Run Time: 88 minutes

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The Shunning
Rating & Content Info

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Why is The Shunning rated Not Rated? The Shunning is rated Not Rated by the MPAA

Violence: An angry father breaks his child’s prized possession. A death by drowning is mentioned. Blood is briefly seen when a cooking accident results in a cut hand.

Sexual Content: A teenaged couple kisses. An unwed pregnancy is discussed.

Language: None noted.

Alcohol / Drug Use: A reference is made to a parent with addiction problems.

Other: Various people keep secrets. Some characters disobey instructions given by a religious order and ignore inconvenient laws. Adoption and miscarriage are discussed.

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The Shunning
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia Not Rated
Alberta Not Rated
Manitoba Not Rated
Ontario Not Rated
Quebec Not Rated
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video PG

News About "The Shunning"

Cast and Crew

The Shunning is directed by and stars Danielle Panabaker, Sherry Stringfield, Bill Oberst Jr., Sandra Van Natta.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The Shunning movie is September 13, 2011. Here are some details…

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Other movies featuring this religious order include Amish Grace (a dramatized account of a real event) and Saving Sarah Cain (also based on a book by Beverly Lewis). Danielle Panabaker can be seen in Sky High and Burgess Jenkins in Remember the Titians.