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Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story

Released

Feb 07, 2009

Latest Home Video

Sep 08, 2009

MPAA Rating

Not Rated

Cast

Cuba Gooding Jr.
Kimberly Elise
Aunjanue Ellis

Studio

2009 TNT and Sony Pictures

Still shot from the movie: Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story.

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Synopsis

This made-for-TV movie dramatizes the real life and career of Dr. Ben Carson, a neurosurgeon who, despite his humble beginnings, uses his Gifted Hands to bless the lives of children suffering from brain disorders.

Content Details

Why Is Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story Rated Not Rated?

Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story is rated Not Rated

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Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story...

As Gifted Hands unfolds the story of Ben Carson, surgical procedures are shown that include the depiction of blood and organs. Life threatening medical conditions are portrayed and discussed, along with death and a miscarriage/stillbirth. A mother suffers from depression. Abandonment and adultery are mentioned. African Americans experience racial prejudice. A domestic argument involves angry words, pushing and shoving. During an altercation at school a knife is pulled and a stabbing is attempted. A few mild profanities are used in the script. Characters emphasize the importance of attending church, praying and asking God for help.

Home Video Viewing Alternatives

Here are some ideas for home video titles that are related to Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story.

Medical advancements and racial prejudice are also themes in Something the Lord Made. After a crippling accident, another determined family helps their daughter achieve amazing academic accomplishments in The Brooke Ellingson Story. Both of these made-for-TV movies are based on true stories.

Canadian Movie Ratings

BC
SK
Not Rated
AB Not Rated
MB Not Rated
ON Not Rated
QC Not Rated
NB
NS
NL
PE
Not Rated

Canadian Home Video Rating: PG

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Details on home video releases of Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story...

Release Date: 8 September 2009

Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story releases to DVD with two featurettes:

- Behind the Scenes of Gifted Hands

- Triumph and Inspiration: The Journey of Dr. Ben Carson

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