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In this historical drama, the event surrounding the assassination of American President John F. Kennedy (played by Brett Stimely) in 1963 are recounted through the eyes of the ordinary people who witnessed the event, including the emergency staff at Parkland Hospital (Zac Efron, Marcia Gay Harden). Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: A-
Violence: C-
Sexual Content: A-
Language: D+
Drugs/Alcohol: C
Run Time: 93
Theater Release: 04 Oct 2013
Video Release: 05 Nov 2013
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Parkland is rated PG-13: for bloody sequences of ER trauma procedures, some violent images and language, and smoking throughout.

Director: Peter Landesman
Cast: Zac Efron, Tom Welling, Billy Bob Thornton, Paul Giamatti, Jacki Weaver
Studio: 2013 Exclusive Releasing
Website: Official site for Parkland.

Detailed Review

Every story has more than one side. But when the primary players are as prominent as American President John F. Kennedy, his wife Jackie and accused killer Lee Harvey… 
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Why Is Parkland Rated PG-13?

Violence: Shots are heard and a wounded man is seen buried underneath bodyguards.… 
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Abraham Zapruder’s film footage includes some brief scenes of his grandchildren playing in the… 
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Video alternatives / Home Video Bonus Features

President John F. Kennedy is also portrayed in Thirteen Days and Lee… 
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