When the Game Stands Tall parents guide

When the Game Stands Tall

A football coach can make all the difference to the team.

Overall A

The football team at De La Salle High School in California had nothing to boast about until they hired coach Bob Ladouceur (played by Jim Caviezel), who leads the Spartans on a record breaking winning streak. This movie is based on a true story.

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

Why is When the Game Stands Tall rated PG? The MPAA rated When the Game Stands Tall PG for thematic material, a scene of violence, and brief smoking.

Run Time: 115 minutes

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When the Game Stands Tall
Rating & Content Info

Please read our content details for this movie to help determine if it is suitable. We also encourage you to check our full review.

Why is When the Game Stands Tall rated PG? When the Game Stands Tall is rated PG by the MPAA for thematic material, a scene of violence, and brief smoking.

Overall: A

Violence: C+ A character is targeted and shot to death at close range. A father yells at and pushes his son around. Some on-field sports violence is shown.

Sexual Content: A- Brief kissing and embracing is shown.

Language: B The script contains only a handful of profanities.

Alcohol / Drug Use: B A man smokes on a couple of occasions. Characters are shown at a house party.

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When the Game Stands Tall
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence.
Alberta PG
Manitoba PG Mature Theme.
Ontario PG Mature Theme, Tobacco Use.
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

News About "When the Game Stands Tall"

Cast and Crew

When the Game Stands Tall is directed by Thomas Carter and stars Jim Caviezel, Michael Chiklis, Alexander Ludwig.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of When the Game Stands Tall movie is December 9, 2014. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: When the Game Stands Tall
Release Date: 9 December 2014
When the Game Stands Tall releases to home video (Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy) with the following bonus features:
- Select Scene Commentary with Director Thomas Carter & Coach Bob Ladouceur
- Six Deleted & Extended Scenes
- "Undefeated: Making When the Game Stands Tall" -- A behind-the-scenes look at the challenges, excitement and triumphs of filming.
- "Gridiron Action" – A look at the dynamic approach filmmakers took to stage & film the exciting football sequences.
-"The Heart and Soul of a Program" -- A look at the man behind the De La Salle Football Program.
- Commentary with Director Thomas Carter
- “Undefeated: Making WHEN THE GAME STANDS TALL” -- A behind-the-scenes look at the challenges, excitement and triumphs of filming.

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Coaches have profound effects on their teams, as seen in Remember The Titans, We Are Marshall, Gridiron Gang and Undefeated.

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