The Pelican Brief

1993 PG-13 2h 21m Blu-ray / DVD

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The Pelican Brief

1993 PG-13 2h 21m Blu-ray / DVD
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When law student Darby Shaw writes a brief on her theory about the motive behind the assassinations of two Supreme Court justices, she finds bullets flying in her direction and turns to investigative reporter Gray Grantham for help.
Format
Blu-ray DVD
Screen
Widescreen Anamorphic 2.35:1
Subtitles
Spanish (Neutral), French, English
CC
Yes
Audio
English: Dolby Digital 5.1, Spanish (Neutral): Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround, French: Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround
Screen
Widescreen 1.85:1
Subtitles
English, English SDH, French, Spanish (Neutral), Danish, Dutch, Finnish, German, Italian, Korean, Norwegian, Portuguese, Swedish
CC
No
Audio
English: Dolby Digital 5.1, English: Dolby True HD, French: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo, Spanish (Neutral): Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo, German: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo, Italian: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo, Portuguese: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo
Rating
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 14+
Common Sense rating OK for kids 14+
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Reviews

age 14+

Common Sense Note

Parents need to know that this film is relatively free of foul language, violence, or explicit sex. But one brief scene features a murder in a porno theater; the main character is shown in a heavy clinch with a boyfriend, and several characters are killed over the course of the film (though gore is at a minimum).

Sexual Content

One brief scene features a murder in a porno theater.

Violence

Characters killed.

Language

Some profanity.

Social Behavior

As in any political thriller, there are plenty of "bad guys."

Consumerism

A hotel chain is mentioned.

Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol

Not applicable

  • 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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