The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants
Based on Anne Brashares's young-adult novel, this coming-of-age tale centers on four best friends who buy a mysterious pair of pants that fits each of them, despite their differing sizes, and makes whoever wears them feel fabulous.
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- Ken Kwapis
Widescreen Anamorphic 2.35:1, Full Screen 1.33:1Subtitles
English, Spanish (Neutral), FrenchClosed captioned
YesLanguage and sound
English: DTS 5.1 Surround, French: DTS 5.1 SurroundOther features
Color; interactive menus; scene access; deleted scenes; cast and crew interview; featurette.
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Common Sense Note
Parents need to know that The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants is based on the book by the same name. Friendship, family, acceptance, loyalty, and a pair of pants hold together the different summer experiences of four close high school friends. The teen characters deal with difficult issues, including a parent's suicide, the disease and death of a close friend, a father's remarriage, seduction, and first-time sex (this last is indicated rather than depicted explicitly). The film includes tense family scenes, with a focus on reconciliation after angry flare-ups. Characters use some mild profanity (including "suck" and "ass"), and they drink. The girls demonstrate self-sacrifice, empathy, and understanding as they support each other through difficult experiences.
- Sexual Content
- Bridget dances seductively. Offscreen, Bridget has sex with a slightly older coach. Lena kisses her new Greek boyfriend.
- A suicide that took place before the movie begins continues to affect the characters. Someone is conked in the head with a tennis ball. Someone throws a rock at a window in anger. A 12-year-old girl has leukemia. Tibby visits the girl in the hospital, who appears to be very sick.
- "Screw the world," "pain in the ass," "oh, Jesus," "sucks," and "hell."
- Social Behavior
- Friendship, family, acceptance, loyalty, and a pair of pants hold together the different summer experiences of four great high school friends. The girls demonstrate self-sacrifice, empathy, and understanding as they support each other through difficult experiences.
- Not applicable
- Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol
- In a bar scene, people drink. A woman smokes.
- 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