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The Flying Scotsman

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. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B
Violence: C
Sexual Content: B
Language: D
Drugs/Alcohol: C
Run Time: 96
Theater Release: 04 May 2007
Video Release: 18 Sep 2007
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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The Flying Scotsman is rated PG-13:

Director: Douglas Mackinnon
Cast: Jonny Lee Miller, Laura Fraser, Brian Cox
Studio: 2007 MGM Home Video

Detailed Review

Graeme Obree’s cycling aspirations began, not from a love of bikes, but out of fear. Given a set of wheels for Christmas, he finally had a way to outrun… 
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Why Is The Flying Scotsman Rated PG-13?

Violence: A child is chased and thrown to the ground by schoolyard bullies… 
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Why are the cycling authorities so opposed to Graeme? How difficult is it to… 
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Video alternatives / Home Video Bonus Features

While these riders will never challenge Graeme’s world records, their mode of transportation still… 
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