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Jim Thorpe: All American

Burt Lancaster stars as Native American Jim Thorpe, who achieved Olympic glory only to have his medals stripped due to a technicality. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B+
Violence: B-
Sexual Content: B
Language: B+
Drugs/Alcohol: C
Run Time: 107
Theater Release: 24 Aug 1951
Video Release: 23 Oct 2001
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
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Jim Thorpe: All American is rated Not Rated:

Director: Michael Curtiz
Cast: Burt Lancaster, Charles Bickford, Steve Cochran
Studio: 1951 Warner Brothers Home Video

Detailed Review

Burt Lancaster stars as Native American Olympian Jim Thorpe. Enrolled at Carlisle School for Indians, Jim struggles with schoolwork and the confinement of classrooms until he catches the eye… 
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Why Is Jim Thorpe: All American Rated Not Rated?

Violence: A new student experiences some freshman hazing. Players receive injuries on the football… 
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How does Coach Warner continue to mentor Jim long after the athlete has graduated?… 
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