The American Movie Poster
  • Released
  • September 1, 2010
  • R, 1 hr 45 min
  • Drama
  • Suspense/Thriller
  • 1,387 Fan Ratings

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Parents need to know that this slow-paced, suspenseful drama focuses on an assassin for hire (played by George Clooney), but it's neither an action film nor a thriller. It has some intense gunfights, but the real "action" is watching the quiet life of a lonely mercenary who longs for human connection but is always looking over his shoulder in fear. A few scenes include smoking and drinking, and there's a good deal of nudity (including full-frontal female) and some explicit sex. Teens expecting a violent spy film might be disappointed (and even bored), but more mature viewers may appreciate this intimate look at a solitary life spent on the run.

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  • CONSUMERISM
  • DRINKING & DRUGS
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