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Finding Forrester

Released

Dec 19, 2000

MPAA Rating

PG-13

Cast

Sean Connery Robert Brown Busta Rhymes

Studio

(pictures (c)2000 Columbia Pictures)

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Synopsis

Jamal Wallace and his friends have often noticed the mysterious man watching them with binoculars from his inner city apartment each day while they shoot hoops outside their Brooklyn school.

Content Details

Why Is Finding Forrester Rated PG-13?

Finding Forrester is rated PG-13 for brief strong language and some sexual references.

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Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in Finding Forrester...

Overall: B-
A powerful message about setting a goal and finding the strength from within yourself to achieve and overcome negative peer pressure. Depicts a positive relationship between young and old. Unfortunately, it is loaded with profanities and some sexual references.

Violence: B-
A young man breaks into an apartment in reaction to a dare from friends. One scare scene.

Sexual Content: B-
A healthy relationship between a male & female teen is depicted without sexual engagement. However sexual terms are used, in one instance to describe a sexual act. Sexual sounds.

Language: D
At least: 3 extreme profanities, 20 moderate profanities, 17 mild profanities, and 9 terms of Deity used as expletives or profanities. Inner city setting probably justifies some profanity.

Alcohol / Drug Use: B
Consequences of driving drunk are appropriately discussed. However, a teacher explains that Edgar Allen Poe was “strung out on coke,” in a way that could lead students to believe the use of this drug could enhance creativity and the negative consequences are not discussed.

Canadian Movie Ratings

BC
SK
PG Coarse Language
AB PG Coarse Language
MB Not Rated Mature Theme
ON Not Rated
QC G
NB
NS
NL
PE
PG

Canadian Home Video Rating: PG

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