This fact-based film depicts the rise and fall of disgraced magazine journalist Stephen Glass (Hayden Christensen), a staff writer at The New Republic and a contributor to Rolling Stone who ultimately fabricated many of his stories, which led to his downfall. Steve Zahn plays the Forbes.com technology reporter who uncovered the truth about Glass's deception. Peter Sarsgaard, Chloë Sevigny and Rosario Dawson also star.
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- Billy Ray
- 2004 Independent Spirit Awards®
- Best Feature nominee
- Best Supporting Male nominee: Peter Sarsgaard
- 2004 Golden Globe Awards
- Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture nominee
Full Screen 1.33:1Subtitles
English, Spanish (Neutral)Closed captioned
NoLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital 2.0 StereoOther features
Color; interactive menus; scene access; cast interview.
Common Sense Note
Parents need to know that this movie has some strong language and references to drug use and prostitutes. There are tense and upsetting scenes, including a suicide threat.
- Sexual Content
- Reference to prostitutes.
- Tense scenes, including a suicide threat.
- Some strong language.
- Not applicable
- Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol
- Social drinking, smoking, reference to drug use.
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it