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Golf, long considered the exclusive pastime of the rich and titled, meets its match when Francis Ouimet (Shia LaBeouf), a talented young caddy from a poor, immigrant family, gets a fortunate shot at playing the game.
Why Is The Greatest Game Ever Played Rated PG?
The Greatest Game Ever Played is rated PG for brief mild language.
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This PG movie has very little objectionable content, other than a handful of mild profanities, a punch thrown in anger between two men, and some social drinking.
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Considered by many to be the greatest golfer to ever play the game, Bobby Jones: Stroke of Genius tells the story of this talented athlete’s trials and triumphs. Shia LaBeouf, who fills the role of Francis, also plays a young boy mistakenly charged with stealing a pair of shoes in the movie Holes.
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Canadian Home Video Rating: G
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If you also believe golf is The Greatest Game Ever Played, then you’ll want to cover the whole course available on this DVD release from Walt Disney Pictures. Offering two audio commentaries, one with director Bill Paxton and the other with writer Mark Frost, the disc also features A View From The Gallery (on the set of The Greatest Game Ever Played), Two Legends and the Greatest Game (a short documentary about Francis Ouimet and Harry Vardon), and From Caddy to Champion (a historical interview from 1963). Audio tracks are available in English (Dolby Digital 5.1) and French (Dolby Digital 5.1), with subtitles in English and French.