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A Prairie Home Companion

This movie presents a fictitious story revolving around the real radio show A Prairie Home Companion. The script focuses on the often not-so-innocent goings-on backstage during what is supposed to be the very last live broadcast of the weekly show that has run for over thirty years. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C+
Violence: A-
Sexual Content: C
Language: C+
Drugs/Alcohol: C
Theater Release: 08 Jun 2006
Video Release: 09 Oct 2006
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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A Prairie Home Companion is rated PG-13: for risque humor.

Cast: Garrison Keillor, Meryl Steep, Lily Tomlin, John C. Riley, Woody Harrelson
Studio: 2006 New Line Home Video

Detailed Review

After decades of listening to A Prairie Home Companion on National Public Radio, loyal fans of the show should be thrilled to see their friend, philosopher, and host Garrison Keillor… 
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Why Is A Prairie Home Companion Rated PG-13?

This film lands in the lower end of the PG-13 rating, but parents will still… 
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Talk It Over

How do radio presentations differ from television? How does radio involve more of your visual… 
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