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Jim Thorpe: All American


Aug 23, 1951

Latest Home Video

Oct 22, 2001

MPAA Rating

Not Rated


Michael Curtiz


Burt Lancaster
Charles Bickford
Steve Cochran


1951 Warner Brothers Home Video

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Burt Lancaster stars as Native American Jim Thorpe, who achieved Olympic glory only to have his medals stripped due to a technicality.

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Why Is Jim Thorpe: All American Rated Not Rated?

Jim Thorpe: All American is rated Not Rated

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Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in Jim Thorpe: All American...

Violence: A new student experiences some freshman hazing. Players receive injuries on the football field, including one bloody facial wound. A man is penalized for undisciplined actions. A character pushes and shoves another. He later punches a man in the face. A man threatens a woman who slaps him. A player is knocked out on the football field.

Sexual Content: Men are seen in a gym shower without explicit nudity. A couple kisses on several occasions.

Language: Brief name-calling and racial comments are used.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Men are shown with drinks in their hands. Drinking is seen in bar. A man consumes alcohol more frequently to deal with his disappointments. Man smokes a cigar. Characters smoke on numerous occasions.

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Canadian Movie Ratings

Not Rated
AB Not Rated
MB Not Rated
ON Not Rated
QC Not Rated
Not Rated

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Details on home video releases of Jim Thorpe: All American...

Home Video Notes: Jim Thorpe: All American

Jim Thorpe: All American releases to DVD on October 23, 2007.

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