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Orange County

Released

Jan 10, 2002

Latest Home Video

Jun 17, 2002

MPAA Rating

PG-13

Cast

Colin Hanks
Jack Black
Catherine O'Hara

Studio

2002 Paramount Pictures

Still shot from the movie: Orange County.

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Synopsis

Shawn Brumder's (Colin Hanks) hopes for college are squelched when the school guidance counselor sends the wrong transcripts. His dysfunctional and addiction-hampered family members struggle to rally behind him in this film laden with drug, sexuality and language concerns.

Content Details

Why Is Orange County Rated PG-13?

Orange County is rated PG-13

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Overall: C- Shawn Brumder’s hopes for college are squelched when the school guidance counselor sends the wrong transcripts. His dysfunctional and addiction-hampered family members struggle to rally behind him in this film laden with drug, sexuality and language concerns.

Violence: C Characters attempt to blow something up with ammunition. Characters are hit in head, with some portrayals including limited blood. Character discusses and attempts suicide. Upset character is kicked in groin. Drugged-out character causes property damage and attempts to avoid the law.

Sexual Content: D+ Scenes of passionate, full-body kissing including homosexual and lesbian encounters between teen and adult couples. Several scenes allude to sexual activities between married and unmarried couples. Characters shown in swimsuits, midriff-baring shirts, underwear and low riding pant.  Numerous conversations include frank sexual banter. Dog climbs on woman’s leg, and makes sexual movements.

Language: D Includes 1 spoken and 1 partially-spoken extreme profanity, at least 8 crude sexual terms, 1 crude hand gesture, 15 moderate profanities, 9 mild profanities and 13 terms of Deity used as expletives.

Alcohol / Drug Use: D- Characters include: a drug addict who also sells stolen drugs, an alcoholic parent, an aging person and child both using prescription drugs. Character drives erratically while under the influence of drugs.  Numerous scenes show characters high from drug use, in a drunken state, or drinking with occasional smoking. Miscellaneous Concerns:  Characters participate in extreme sports (resulting in a death) and reckless activities including speeding. Humor derived from a character that throws up from hangover, and a character’s repeated tries to solicit drug-free urine samples. Adults portrayed as dimwitted and dysfunctional.

 

Home Video Viewing Alternatives

Here are some ideas for home video titles that are related to Orange County.

While Colin Hanks is relatively new to the big screen, (he did play a minor role in his Dad’s film That Thing You Do), you can catch veteran actors Chevy Chase in Man Of The House, Lily Tomlin in Disney’s The Kid and John Lithgow in A Civil Action and 2010: The Year We Make Contact.

Canadian Movie Ratings

BC
SK
PG Coarse Language, Drug Use
AB 14A
MB Not Rated Mature Theme
ON Not Rated
QC G
NB
NS
NL
PE
14A

Canadian Home Video Rating: PG

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