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Seven Pounds

Ben Thomas (Will Smith) has a terrible secret. In order to be free of it's haunting effects, the deeply depressed man determines to do something wonderful for seven people who are also struggling with life's problems. But his noble plans begin to unravel after he meets Emily (Rosario Dawson), a beautiful woman with a heart condition. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C-
Violence: D
Sexual Content: C
Language: C
Drugs/Alcohol: B-
Run Time: 123
Theater Release: 19 Dec 2008
Video Release: 31 Mar 2009
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Seven Pounds is rated PG-13: for thematic material, some disturbing content and a scene of sensuality.

Cast: Will Smith, Rosario Dawson, Woody Harrelson
Studio: 2008 Columbia Pictures
Website: Official site for Seven Pounds.

Detailed Review

Will Smith’s track record at the box office will likely be enough to draw crowds into his latest film Seven Pounds. His metamorphosis from teen rapper to one of Hollywood’s… 
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Why Is Seven Pounds Rated PG-13?

A mix of brief, often disjointed scenes make it difficult to get a grip on… 
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