The football team at De La Salle High School in California had nothing to boast about until they hired coach Bob Ladouceur (played by Jim Caviezel), who leads the Spartans on a record breaking winning streak. This movie is based on a true story.
Why Is When the Game Stands Tall Rated PG?
When the Game Stands Tall is rated PG for thematic material, a scene of violence, and brief smoking.
Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in When the Game Stands Tall...
Violence: C+ A character is targeted and shot to death at close range. A father yells at and pushes his son around. Some on-field sports violence is shown.
Sexual Content: A- Brief kissing and embracing is shown.
Language: B The script contains only a handful of profanities.
Alcohol / Drug Use: B A man smokes on a couple of occasions. Characters are shown at a house party.
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