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The Strongest Man in the World

In order to save Medfield College, student Dexter Riley (Kurt Russell) attempts to win a weight-lifting contest. But first the scrawny science student must eat a miraculous breakfast cereal additive to make him The Strongest Man in the World. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B+
Violence: B-
Sexual Content: A
Language: A-
Drugs/Alcohol: B
Run Time: 92
Theater Release: 06 Feb 1975
Video Release: 02 Sep 2012
MPAA Rating: G
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The Strongest Man in the World is rated G:

Director: Vincent McEveety
Cast: Kurt Russell, Joe Flynn, Eve Arden
Studio: 1975 Walt Disney Studios

Detailed Review

College students engage in all kinds of competitions, but rarely do you see the science department taking on serious athletic contests. Luckily for Dean Higgins (Joe Flynn), who is… 
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Why Is The Strongest Man in the World Rated G?

Violence: A character is kidnapped and held hostage. Men scuffle and yell at… 
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Dexter’s discovery occurs thanks to an unintended event. What other examples are there of… 
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Video alternatives / Home Video Bonus Features

Medfield College is the setting for other Disney movies including The Absent-Minded Professor,… 
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