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The Lottery Ticket

Poor and puny, Kevin Carson (Bow Wow) has never been popular. That is until he discovers he has a winning lottery ticket for $370 million. Suddenly the youth is the center of attention (both flattering and threatening) while he waits over a long weekend to claim the prize money. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C
Violence: C+
Sexual Content: C-
Language: D
Drugs/Alcohol: D+
Run Time: 99
Theater Release: 20 Aug 2010
Video Release: 16 Nov 2010
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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The Lottery Ticket is rated PG-13: for sexual content, language including a drug reference, some violence and brief underage drinking.

Director: Erik White
Cast: Bow Wow, Brandon T. Jackson, Naturi Naughton
Studio: 2010 Warner Brothers Pictures
Website: Official site for The Lottery Ticket.

Detailed Review

Kevin Carson (Bow Wow) is a good kid in a bad situation. Living in the projects with his grandmother (Loretta Devine), he has given up his dream of design school… 
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Why Is The Lottery Ticket Rated PG-13?

Violence: Frequent verbal threats, hand-to-hand altercations (including punches that knock the victim unconscious or cause… 
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A scene in this film depicts a man who interrupts a neighborhood barbeque and begins… 
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