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The Flying Scotsman


May 03, 2007

Latest Home Video

Sep 17, 2007

MPAA Rating



Douglas Mackinnon


Jonny Lee Miller
Laura Fraser
Brian Cox


2007 MGM Home Video

Still shot from the movie: The Flying Scotsman.

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Based on a true story, The Flying Scotsman follows Graeme Obree (played by Jonny Lee Miller) who faced numerous obstacles when trying to compete as a world class cyclist.

Content Details

Why Is The Flying Scotsman Rated PG-13?

The Flying Scotsman is rated PG-13

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Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in The Flying Scotsman...

Violence: A child is chased and thrown to the ground by schoolyard bullies who again taunt him as an adult. Characters steal used bike parts. A man attempts suicide. Another suicide is discussed.      

Sexual Content: A man undresses down to his underwear in a non-sexual situation. An unmarried couple lives together. A couple kisses.

Language: The script includes numerous profanities including multiple strong sexual expletives. Some brief name-calling is also used.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Frequent alcohol use is depicted including a character who drinks while depressed.

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Details on home video releases of The Flying Scotsman...

Home Video Notes: The Flying Scotsman

Release Date: 18 September 2007

The Flying Scotsman releases to DVD on September 18, 2007.

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