Local Hero

1983 PG 1h 51m DVD

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Local Hero

1983 PG 1h 51m DVD
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Texas oil executive Mac is dispatched by his crackpot boss to a remote seaside village in Scotland with orders to buy out the town and develop the region for an oil refinery. But as business mixes with pleasure, Mac finds himself enchanted by both the picturesque community and its oddball denizens—and Texas starts to feel awfully far away.
Format
DVD
Screen
Widescreen 1.78:1
Subtitles
English
CC
No
Audio
English: Dolby Digital Mono
Rating
PG - Some material may not be suitable for children. Parents urged to give parental guidance. May contain some material parents might not like for their young children.
age 12+
Common Sense rating OK for kids 12+
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Reviews

age 12+

Common Sense Note

Parents need to know that this movie has the feel of a fairy tale, but there are some odd moments that may bother some kids. Happer hires a "therapist" for a bizarre "abuse therapy." Danny saves a rabbit that is then cooked and served to Danny and McIntyre by Gordon.

Sexual Content

Gordon and his wife have frequent (off-screen) sex; McIntyre uses a mild epithet when he's angry at his former girlfriend.

Violence

Not applicable

Language

Mild.

Social Behavior

Not applicable

Consumerism

Not applicable

Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol

A great deal of social drinking; McIntyre gets drunk.

  • 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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