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Singin’ In The Rain

Released

Apr 10, 1952

Latest Home Video

Jul 16, 2012

MPAA Rating

G

Director

Gene Kelly, Stanley Donen

Cast

Gene Kelly
Debbie Reynolds
Donald O'connor

Studio

1952 MGM / Warner Home Video

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Synopsis

Gene Kelly and Debbie Reynolds sing and dance their hearts out in the hilarious portrayal of Hollywood's transition from silent films to talkies. This classic family movie teaches us to make the most of a bad situation and is perfect for all music loving generations.

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Why Is Singin’ In The Rain Rated G?

Singin’ In The Rain is rated G

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Overall: A Gene Kelly and Debbie Reynolds sing and dance their hearts out in the hilarious portrayal of Hollywood’s transition from silent films to talkies. This classic family movie teaches us to make the most of a bad situation and is perfect for all music loving generations.

Violence: B Woman faints in crowd. Character’s clothing torn by over-adoring fans. Character employed as stunt man performs acts such as staged bar fight, driving plane into barn, speeding motorcycle off cliff, and entering exploding building. Choreographed swords and spears dueling scenes. Silly antics include: character kicked in backside, cake thrown into face, character falling off bench backwards. Dance routine includes numerous instances of slapstick violence, such as head hitting wooden beam and man crashing through wall.

Sexual Content: A- Girls outfitted in leg-revealing dance costumes. Several kisses occur between unmarried characters including one that is forced, and an arm kissed from wrist to shoulder. Couple embraces and shows affection. The expression "make love" is used in an emotional, not physical sense. Mildly seductive dancing in one number.

Language: A None.

Drugs/Alcohol: B Several characters smoke cigars and cigarettes. Smoke-filled pool hall depicted. Alcohol served at parties and clubs.

Home Video Viewing Alternatives

Here are some ideas for home video titles that are related to Singin’ In The Rain.

The Artist, follows another actor caught in the movie industry’s transition from silent to talking films. Winning the 2011 Best Picture Oscar, this silent film’s success may prove there is still a place for this quiet art form.

Looking for other musicals? Try White Christmas, The Sound Of Music, South Pacific, or Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.

Canadian Movie Ratings

BC
SK
G
AB Not Rated
MB Not Rated -----
ON Not Rated
QC Not Rated
NB
NS
NL
PE
Not Rated

Canadian Home Video Rating: NA

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Home Video Notes: Singin’ In The Rain: 60th Anniversary

Release Date: 17 July 2012

Celebrating its 60th anniversary, Singin’ In The Rain

- Commentary by Debbie Reynolds, Donald O’Connor, Cyd Charisse, Kathleen Freeman, Stanley Donen,Betty Comden, Adolph Green, Baz Luhrmann, and Rudy Behlmer.

- Singin’ in the Rain: Raining on a New Generation (Documentary)

- Great Performances: Musicals Great Musicals: The Arthur Freed Unit at MGM (1996 PBS Documentary)

- What a Glorious Feeling: The Making of Singin’ in the Rain

- You Are My Lucky Star Outtake

- Nacio Herb Brown, Arthur Freed Film Excerpts (A collection of 12 film clips from earlier movies that originally carried the Freed/Brown songs.)

- 26xScoring Stage Session Cues

- Stills Gallery

- Trailer

The Singin’ In The Rain: 60th Anniversary Collector’s Limited Edition also includes:

- 48 page hard cover production book with never-before-seen memos and photos.

- Custom full-size umbrella

- Theatrical poster reproductions

- 4 hours of Bonus Content

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