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  • Released
  • July 25, 2008
  • PG-13, 1 hr 35 min
  • Art House/Foreign
  • Documentary
  • 366 Fan Ratings

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Parents need to know that American Teen is an eye-opening documentary that follows real high-school seniors from the small town of Warsaw, Ind., and doesn't flinch from showing them drinking, swearing, smoking, hooking up, and talking about sex. They also worry about their romantic relationships, peer pressure, college applications, scholarships, and grades. There's plenty of manipulative behavior and tons of emotional ups and downs, all of which teens are likely to recognize and identify with -- and parents may find themselves panicking about.

  • POSITIVE MESSAGES
  • POSITIVE ROLE MODELS
  • VIOLENCE
  • SEX
  • LANGUAGE
  • CONSUMERISM
  • DRINKING & DRUGS
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