Rumor Has It

2005 PG-13 1h 37m DVD

Rumor Has It

2005 PG-13 1h 37m DVD
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Sarah travels to her sister's wedding, where her grandmother reveals that Sarah's mother cheated on her father just days before they married. The plot thickens when Sarah hears her family was the real-life inspiration for the film The Graduate.
Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Costner, Shirley MacLaine, Mark Ruffalo, Richard Jenkins, Christopher McDonald, Steve Sandvoss, Mena Suvari, Mike Vogel, Kathy Bates, Colleen Camp, Chris McDonald, Jenny Wade, Lisa Vachon, Trevor Stock
Rob Reiner
Widescreen 1.85:1
English, French, Spanish (Neutral)
English: DTS 5.1 Surround, French: DTS 5.1 Surround
PG-13 - Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13. Parents are urged to be cautious. Some material may be inappropriate for pre-teenagers.
age 15+
Common Sense rating OK for kids 15+
age 15+

Common Sense Note

Parents need to know that this film's premise has a young woman sleeping with a man whom she believes might be her father. Though he insists this is physically impossible, she worries about it more than once. Characters drink and smoke repeatedly (stereotypical signs of decadence).

Sexual Content

Awkward, inappropriate, ill-advised sexual situations (a young woman sleeps with someone she initially thinks might be her father); crude remarks by her grandmother; references to condoms and " testicular trauma."


Not applicable


Grandmother repeatedly uses bad language (" bastard, "d--k '" ," f-word).

Social Behavior

Newly enaged woman seeks out man she thinks might be her father, and sleeps with him (he also slept with her mother and grandmother).


Not applicable

Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol

Much smoking by grandmother; sex initiated by two drunk characters; social drinking by everyone, wih specific referencs to vodka and other liquors.

  • 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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