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Role Models

Given a choice between jail time or community service, Danny (Paul Rudd) and Wheeler (Seann William Scott) agree to act as mentors to a couple of underprivileged kids (Christopher Mintz-Plasse and Bobb'e J. Thompson). But expecting this pair of immature, energy-drink abusers to be Role Models is like asking the blind to lead the blind. Get the movie review and more. »

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Run Time: 98
Theater Release: 07 Nov 2008
Video Release: 10 Mar 2009
MPAA Rating: R
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Release Date: 7 November 2008

Because we usually only review G, PG, and PG-13 movies at Parent Previews, we did not review this title. For your convenience, we have provided some brief information about the film's synopsis and content.

Synopsis:

Given a choice between jail time or community service, Danny (Paul Rudd) and Wheeler (Seann William Scott) agree to act as mentors to a couple of underprivileged kids (Christopher Mintz-Plasse and Bobb'e J. Thompson). But expecting this pair of immature, energy-drink abusers to be Role Models is like asking the blind to lead the blind.

Cast: Paul Rudd, Seann William Scott, Elizabeth Banks, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Bobb'e J. Thompson.

Content Information:

This additional information about the movie's content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:

Violence:

- Portrayals of non-graphic violence (fistfights).

Sexual Content:

- Buttock and breast nudity seen in a non-sexual context.

- Partial or full frontal nudity briefly seen in a sexual situation.

- Implied sexual activity.

- Crude content.

- Sexual references and innuendo.

Language:

- Infrequent strong, aggressive coarse language.

- Frequent profanities and blasphemy.

- Derogatory references to sexual orientation.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Depictions of substance abuse and drug use.

Of Special Note:

In Rebound, a basketball coach in need of a better public image reluctantly begins working with a ragtag junior high school team. Another young man, sentence to community service at a dance school, discovers the experience might just give his troubled life a Step Up.

Home Video Notes: Role Models releases to the home video market on March 10, 2009.

Role Models is rated R: for crude and sexual content, strong language and nudity.

Cast: Paul Rudd, Seann William Scott, Elizabeth Banks,
Studio: 2008 Universal Pictures
Website: Official site for Role Models.

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