The Runaways parents guide

The Runaways Parent Guide

Release date March 19, 2010

Based on the experiences of the rock-and-roll band, The Runaways, this dramatized account follows teenagers Joan Jett (Kristen Stewart) and Cherie Currie (Dakota Fanning) as they determine to break into the male-dominated music world of the 1970s.

Why is The Runaways rated R? The MPA rated The Runaways R for language, drug use and sexual content - all involving teens.

Run Time: 105 minutes

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The Runaways
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 The Runaways rated R? The Runaways is rated R by the MPAA for language, drug use and sexual content - all involving teens.

This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:

Violence:- Brief portrayals of graphic violence.
- Portrayals of non-graphic violence.
- Frequent disturbing and offensive scenes.
Sexual Content:
- Breast and buttock nudity seen in a sexual situations.
- Breast and buttock nudity seen in a non-sexual context.
- Brief simulated sexual activity.
- Implied sexual activity.
- Frequent use of crude sexual language, references and innuendo.
- Embracing and kissing.
- Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations – once in a sexual context.
- Frequent use of scatological slang, profanity, cursing, and vulgar expressions.
- Slurs.
Drugs and Alcohol:
- Frequent portrayals of use of illegal drugs for recreational purposes.
- Frequent use of alcohol and tobacco products by minors.

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Cast and Crew

The Runaways is directed by Floria Sigismondi and stars Kristen Stewart, Dakota Fanning, Michael Shannon.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The Runaways movie is July 20, 2010. Here are some details…

The Runaways releases to DVD and Blu-ray on July 20, 2010.

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The Runawayswere part of the rock music scene between 1975 and 1979.

Kristen Stewart and Dakota Fanning also star together in Twilight Saga: The New Moon. Kristen Stewart, who plays Joan Jett, is best known for as Bella in the Twilight franchise. Dakota Fanning, who takes the role of Cherie Currie, has been in the movie business most of her life. Look for her in the family friendly films Charlotte’s Web and Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story.