Common Sense Note
Parents need to know that the fact that life goes on after a loved one's death colors the plot of this movie. Josh's moods reflect his disgust with the idea of his mom dating someone else. But he learns to trust again, which is an important lesson.
Josh's mom dates after her husband dies. She is shown wearing short skirts and makeup when she goes on dates. She and Dr. Sullivan share a couple of kisses.
Football is brutal, but not violent, per se.
"Fanny." "Kick butt."
Josh is still mourning his father's death, but the good role modeling provided by his coach and his mom's new boyfriend help him to begin to move on with his life. Girls take a secondary role here, however. They are cheerleaders or are on the sideline.
Football teams, like Seattle Seahawks, Oakland Raiders, San Francisco 49ers are featured. Mom drives a Toyota truck.
Drugs / Tobacco /
The football coach eats food like he's got a food addiction!