Truth parents guide

Truth Parent Guide

Journalism: Fact or fiction?

Release date October 30, 2015

This movie dramatizes the events that transpired in 2004, when 60 Minutes aired a negative story about George W. Bush just prior to the Presidential Election. Questions about the truth of the report eventually lead to the dismal and resignation of CBS News head Mary Mapes (played by Cate Blanchett) and anchorman Dan Rather (played by Robert Redford).

Why is Truth rated PG-13? The MPA rated Truth PG-13 for language and a brief nude photo.

Run Time: 121 minutes

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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 Truth rated PG-13? Truth is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for language and a brief nude photo.

Sexual Content:
- Mild sexual references.
- Non-sexual nudity.
- Scenes that may frighten young children.

- Frequent use of the sexual expletive, sometimes in an aggressive or sexual context.
-  Frequent use of scatological slang and profanity.
- Infrequent use of cursing and vulgar expressions.
- Limited use of slurs.

Alcohol / Drug Use:
- Infrequent portrayals of alcohol and prescription drug use.

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News About "Truth"

Learn more about the controversy surrounding the 60 Minutes report regarding George W. Bush, CBS News head Mary Mapes and anchorman Dan Rather:

Also of interest:
Overview of the memos sited in the report
Evidence the memos were forgeries.
Dan Rather speaking to the accusations.
Staff dismissals due to the controversy.

This movie is based on the book Truth and Duty: The Press, the President, and the Privilege of Power by Mary Mapes.

Cast and Crew

Truth is directed by James Vanderbilt and stars Cate Blanchett, Robert Redford, Dennis Quaid.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Truth movie is February 2, 2016. Here are some details…

Truth releases to home video on February 2, 2016.

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