The Big Green
In a depressed Texas town, British foreign exchange teacher Anna attempts to inject some life into her students by introducing them to soccer. Of course, they're terrible at first, but Anna and her football-hero assistant soon whip them into shape.
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- Holly Goldberg Sloan
PGParental guidance suggested. Some material may not be suitable for children.
Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1Subtitles
Spanish (Neutral)Closed captioned
YesLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital 2.0 StereoOther features
Color; interactive menus; scene access.
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Common Sense Note
Parents need to know that this feel-good sports movie has a sideline reference to alcoholism (Kate's father, a heavy drinker, is seen passed out at a bar), and some rebellious behavior by bored kids, but everyone overcomes their obstacles by the end of the movie.
- Sexual Content
- The Knight's coach wagers Miss Montgomery a kiss if he wins the game. She responds that he must kiss the mascot goat if her team wins.
- Some pushing and shoving among classmates. Kate has a pocket knife at school that she uses to carve graffiti on her desk.
- "Damned," "hell," spoken by parents. "Kick butt" by kids.
- Social Behavior
- Team camaraderie, friendship, and support of one another's skills are all themes running through this feel-good movie.
- Embedded product placement: "I wish we had a Pizza Hut in our town." and "We stopped at Pizza Hut." A bag of Cheetos makes a memorable appearance in the first scene.
- Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol
- Kate's dad is a very heavy drinker, who is seen passed out drunk at a bar. Parents drink beer and smoke cigarettes in the local bar.
- 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