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My Sister’s Keeper

All of Anna Fitzgerald's (Abigail Breslin) life has been lived in the shadow of her older sister Kate (Sofia Vasilieva). At first, Anna believed that was because of Kate's cancer. But when she discovers she was genetically engineered from birth to be a compatible donor for her sibling, Anna rebels. Hiring a lawyer (Alex Baldwin) she sues her parents (Cameron Diaz and Jason Patric) for the rights to her own body. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B
Violence: C+
Sexual Content: C+
Language: D+
Drugs/Alcohol: C-
Run Time: 109
Theater Release: 26 Jun 2009
Video Release: 17 Nov 2009
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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My Sister’s Keeper is rated PG-13: for mature thematic content, some disturbing images, sensuality, language and brief teen drinking.

Cast: Cameron Diaz, Abigail Breslin, Alec Baldwin
Studio: 2009 New Line Cinema
Website: Official site for My Sister’s Keeper.

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Why Is My Sister’s Keeper Rated PG-13?

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