The Beaver Movie Poster
  • Released
  • May 6, 2011
  • PG-13, 1 hr 31 min
  • Drama
  • 78 Fan Ratings

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What Parents Need to Know

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Parents need to know that this movie about a troubled family (which stars Mel Gibson and was directed by Jodie Foster) is a very strange drama with some comedy elements; it's disturbing in many ways, and while some will find it appalling, others may find it inspiring. A despondent character attempts suicide, and there's a constant, simmering sense of discontent, as well as some moments of fighting and violence. Language includes "s--t," one "f--k," and other words; there's also some teen flirting and minor sex scenes between a husband and a wife. There's one intense scene of drinking, plus prescription drugs and a mention of a teen buying "weed."

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  • VIOLENCE
  • SEX
  • LANGUAGE
  • CONSUMERISM
  • DRINKING & DRUGS
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