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Based on a true story, a group of poor Mexican kids form a baseball team and defy all odds by getting a shot at playing ball in the Little League World Series in the USA.
Why Is The Perfect Game Rated PG?
The Perfect Game is rated PG for some thematic elements.
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Violence: Characters argue briefly. Some are subjected to racial discrimination. Hecklers yell at players from the stands. A boy’s death is repeatedly discussed. A child overhears his father’s disparaging remarks about him. A boy reveals a bloody injury on his foot. Characters set off firecrackers, throw rocks at windows and cause other disturbances in the streets.
Sexual Content: A couple kisses. A man gets relationship advice and help from an adolescent boy.
Language: The script includes name-calling, some racial slurs and some mild slang.
Alcohol / Drug Use: At least two characters drink to deal with disappointments. They are both depicted as being inebriated at different times.
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Canadian Movie Ratings
Canadian Home Video Rating: G
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Home Video Notes: The Perfect Game
Release Date: 2 August 2011
The Perfect Game releases to DVD and Blu-ray on August 2, 2011.