Common Sense Note
Parents need to know that this film, about baseball legend Lou Gehrig, is free of extreme violence or sexual references and Lou himself is a role model for his humility and work ethic. Young kids may be disturbed by Gehrig's illness and the talk of death, however, and it may be too emotionally intense for them. There are bouts of mild violence, including Gehrig getting hit on the head with a baseball and getting into a fight with a man who's trying to humiliate him.
Lou and Eleanor kiss a few times, playfully wrestle with each other, and there's one mention of "making love."
There's a lot of general rough-housing among the Yankees, involving shoving, pushing, and hitting. Lou attacks a fraternity brother who pulls a prank on him. Lou is hit on the head with a baseball during a game. Later, a Yankee punches out another.
Lou is a great role model for his commitment to his work, humility, and honesty. There are some pranks, though. Lou accidentally breaks a shop window playing t-ball. He lies to his mom about playing baseball and attempts to lie to his wife about his health. Several Yankees play poker.
Drugs / Tobacco /
Several men drink beer, but no one drinks to excess. One man jokes that he'll "go away and drink himself to death." Another man mentions an opium pipe.