The Flying Scotsman parents guide

The Flying Scotsman

Overall B

Based on a true story, The Flying Scotsman follows Graeme Obree (played by Jonny Lee Miller) who faced numerous obstacles when trying to compete as a world class cyclist.

Release date May 3, 2007

Violence C
Sexual Content B
Profanity D
Substance Use C

Why is The Flying Scotsman rated PG-13? The MPAA rated The Flying Scotsman PG-13

Run Time: 96 minutes

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The Flying Scotsman
Rating & Content Info

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Why is The Flying Scotsman rated PG-13? The Flying Scotsman is rated PG-13 by the MPAA

Violence: A child is chased and thrown to the ground by schoolyard bullies who again taunt him as an adult. Characters steal used bike parts. A man attempts suicide. Another suicide is discussed.      

Sexual Content: A man undresses down to his underwear in a non-sexual situation. An unmarried couple lives together. A couple kisses.

Language: The script includes numerous profanities including multiple strong sexual expletives. Some brief name-calling is also used.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Frequent alcohol use is depicted including a character who drinks while depressed.

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The Flying Scotsman
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
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News About "The Flying Scotsman"

Cast and Crew

The Flying Scotsman is directed by Douglas Mackinnon and stars Jonny Lee Miller, Laura Fraser, Brian Cox.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The Flying Scotsman movie is September 17, 2007. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: The Flying Scotsman

Release Date: 18 September 2007

The Flying Scotsman releases to DVD on September 18, 2007.

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While these riders will never challenge Graeme’s world records, their mode of transportation still involves two wheels. Watch for the bikes in the movies Millions, The Muppet Movie, Ratatouille, Stranger Than Fiction and The Notebook. Another man uses his unconventional creative skills to improve his (motor) bike speed in The World’s Fastest Indian.

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