Nowhere Boy Movie Poster
  • Released
  • October 8, 2010
  • R, 1 hr 38 min
  • Documentary
  • Drama
  • 172 Fan Ratings

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Parents need to know that this drama about the beginnings of musician John Lennon -- and, later, the Beatles -- could appeal to kids who've discovered the iconic band's music. But since it goes beyond a mere "origin story" to tackle weighty themes like parental abandonment and mental illness, it's probably too dark for tweens and younger teens. That said, there's also a lot of compassion and empathy here, especially between characters who have reason to opt for hatred and estrangement, and the movie has a positive, healing message overall. Expect some sexually charged scenes (make-outs, etc.), plus swearing (including "f--k") and underage drinking.

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