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Shine A Light

Rolling Stones fans get a backstage pass to the rock band's 2006 performance at New York City's Beacon Theater thanks to this concert documentary directed by Martin Scorsese. Along with Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Ron Wood and drummer Charlie Watts, there are also guest performances by Jack White, Christina Aguilera and Buddy Guy. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: C+
Violence: A
Sexual Content: B
Language: D
Drugs/Alcohol: D+
Theater Release: 03 Apr 2008
Video Release: 28 Jul 2008
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Shine A Light is rated PG-13: for brief strong language, drug references and smoking. (Note: Shine A Light was edited for re-rating. It was originally rated R for some language.

Cast: The Rolling Stones, Mick Jagger, Martin Scorsese.
Studio: Paramount Classics

Detailed Review

More concert film than documentary, Shine A Light is Martin Scorsese's second musical undertaking -- his first being the heralded The Last Waltz which chronicled the final concert for The… 
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Why Is Shine A Light Rated PG-13?

This bulk of this movie is a concert presented by the Rolling Stones in 2006.… 
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At the time of this writing, the band members of the Rolling Stones are all… 
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