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Like Dandelion Dust


Sep 24, 2010

Latest Home Video

Jan 25, 2011

MPAA Rating



Jon Gunn


Mira Sorvino
Barry Pepper
Cole Hauser
Kate Levering
Maxwell Perry Cotton


2010 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation

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Still shot from the movie: Like Dandelion Dust.

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Jack and Molly Campbell (Cole Hauser and Kate Levering) find their whole world turned upside-down when they receive word that they must return their six-year-old, adopted son Joey (Maxwell Perry Cotton) to his birth parents (Mira Sorvino and Barry Pepper).

Content Details

Why Is Like Dandelion Dust Rated PG-13?

Like Dandelion Dust is rated PG-13 for mature thematic material including domestic violence and alcohol abuse.

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Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in Like Dandelion Dust...

Violence: Police arrest a man, force him to the ground and handcuff him. A battered woman is shown with various injuries and bruises. A dog bites a man’s face. Angry characters argue, threaten and try to bribe one another. A scuffle turns into fist fighting, groin kicks and facial blows. A woman and child are threatened, as well as verbally and physically abused, which results in fear, bruises and facial injuries. Security guards pull guns on characters.

Sexual Content: A married couple cuddles on a bed (the man has an open shirt). A mild sexual insult is heard.

Language: None noted.

Alcohol / Drug Use: A character is shown intoxicated on several occasions, and alcoholism is discussed. A character drinks from a bottle. Characters smoke. Social drinking is depicted at home and in a bar.

Other: Adoption is frequently discussed. A child cries when separated from his parents. Characters both consider and do break the law. A religious character is depicted as judgmental.

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Canadian Movie Ratings

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Canadian Home Video Rating: NR

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Details on home video releases of Like Dandelion Dust...

Like Dandelion Dust releases to DVD on January 25, 2011, with the following bonus extras:

- Like Dandelion Dust Comes to Life

- Deleted Scenes and Extended Scenes

- Deleted scenes commentary by Jon Gunn

- Karen Kingsbury: Adoption Story

- Kevin Downes: Adoption Story

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