Stronger parents guide

Stronger Parent Guide

What doesn't kill you...

Release date September 22, 2017

Based on a true story, Stronger follows the life of Jeff Bauman (played by Jake Gyllenhaal), who was a victim of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. Yet with help from friends and family, he finds reason to hope in the face of great tragedy.

Why is Stronger rated R? The MPAA rated Stronger R for language throughout, some graphic injury images, and brief sexuality/nudity.

Run Time: 119 minutes

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Rating & Content Info

Please Note: We have not viewed this movie. The information below is a summary based on data gathered from government and industry sponsored film classification agencies in various global regions.

Why is Stronger rated R? Stronger is rated R by the MPAA for language throughout, some graphic injury images, and brief sexuality/nudity.

Violence:
- Portrayals of non-graphic violence.
- Infrequent portrayals of injuries and the aftermath of violence in a terrorism context, with blood, dismemberment, and detail.
- Several scenes of violence depicting weapons use, injury and physical assault.
- Occasional upsetting and disturbing scenes.
- Gory and grotesque images.

Sexual Content:
- Infrequent portrayals of sexual activity with breast and buttock nudity, along with some detail.
- Infrequent portrayals of male frontal nudity in a non-sexual context.
- Implied sexual activity.
- Mild sexual references.
- Infrequent portrayals of crude bodily functions, with little detail.
- Embracing and kissing.

Profanity:
Approximately 180 instances of coarse language, including:
- Frequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context.
- Frequent use of scatological slang.
- Infrequent use of cursing, profanity and vulgar expressions.
- Developmental and sexual slurs.

Alcohol / Drug Use:
- Infrequent portrayals of alcohol and tobacco use in a recreational context.
- Infrequent portrayals of prescription drug abuse in a recreational context.

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News About "Stronger"

Jeff Bauman considers himself lucky -- even though he lost both his legs during the bombing of the Boston Marathon in April of 2013. Why? Because, despite the actions of two bad people, he has come to realize how many good people there are in the world. He has become one of the most famous faces of the victims of that terrible day. During an interview with the Readers Digest, he shares his thought about the event that changed his life forever.

The movie Stonger is based on a book written by Jeff Bauman and Bret Witter.

Cast and Crew

Stronger is directed by David Gordon Green and stars Jake Gyllenhaal, Tatiana Mislay, Miranda Richardson.

Home Video

Related home video titles:

A younger Jake Gyllenhaal plays the part of a tenacious teen in October Sky. And Tatiana Mislay can be seen in The Woman in Gold.