Game Change

2012 TV-MA 1h 58m Blu-ray / DVD

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Game Change

2012 TV-MA 1h 58m Blu-ray / DVD
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Based on the best-selling nonfiction book, this political drama follows the historic 2008 presidential race with a focus on the sometimes contentious relationship between Republican nominee John McCain and his running mate, Sarah Palin.
Format
Blu-ray DVD
Screen
Widescreen 1.85:1
Subtitles
English, French, Spanish (Neutral), Portuguese
CC
No
Audio
English: Dolby Digital 5.1, French: Dolby Digital 5.1, Spanish (Neutral): Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo
Screen
Widescreen 1.85:1
Subtitles
English, French, Spanish (Neutral)
CC
No
Audio
English: DTS 5.1 HD, French: DTS 5.1 Surround, Spanish (Neutral): Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo
Rating
TV-MA - This program is specifically designed to be viewed by adults and therefore may be unsuitable for children under 17.
age 15+
Common Sense rating OK for kids 15+
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Reviews

age 15+

Common Sense Note

Parents need to know that Game Change is a political docudrama that centers on Sarah Palin's involvement in Senator John McCain's 2008 presidential campaign. Needless to say, the content isn't going to grab most teens' attention, but if yours is particularly curious about the story, there's some merit to the movie, thanks to its unique look at the behind-the-scenes strategizing that results in what voters actually see from political candidates. Game Change offers an intriguing look at the election process, and it encourages critical thinking about our political system and the players in it. As for the players in this story, their characterizations are subject to exaggeration, so remind teens that what they're watching is a fictionalized version of historic events and people. Content-wise, strong language ("f--k," "s--t," "ass," "goddammit," and "hell") is the primary concern.

Sexual Content

Not applicable

Violence

Not applicable

Language

"Goddammit," "f--k," "ass," "s--t," "hell," "damn," and "prick" are audible.

Social Behavior

On one hand, the movie gives viewers a unique glimpse of the political jockeying that goes on behind the scenes. But on the other, the picture it paints isn't always favorable to the system. For instance, viewers see how political candidates are trained to minimize public-opinion fallout by skirting around potentially damaging issues and redirecting questions.

Consumerism

References to Google, YouTube, and Diet Dr. Pepper pop up within the context of the dialogue.

Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol

Beer is mentioned in one scene.

  • Age appropriate
  • Not an issue
  • Depends on your child and your family
  • Parents strongly cautioned
  • Not appropriate for kids of the age

This information for parents is provided by Common Sense Media, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving kids' media lives.

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