The Thing Called Love

1993 PG-13 1h 56m DVD

The Thing Called Love

1993 PG-13 1h 56m DVD
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Aspiring country singer Miranda Presley follows her dream to Nashville and finds herself falling for two very different men. After making a rash decision, Miranda must figure out how to get her musical -- and personal -- life back on track.
River Phoenix, Samantha Mathis, Dermot Mulroney, Sandra Bullock, K.T. Oslin, Anthony Clark, Webb Wilder, Earl Poole Ball, Deborah Allen, Jimmie Dale Gilmore, Pam Tillis, Trisha Yearwood
Peter Bogdanovich
Widescreen 1.85:1
English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo
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 15+
Common Sense rating OK for kids 15+
age 15+

Common Sense Note

Parents need to know that the subject matter of this PG-13 movie is too mature for younger kids. Viewers will see drinking, fist fights, and some sexual material, from kissing to couples in bed together (though nudity is only implied).

Sexual Content

The two leads neck. Non-married couples have sex and they are filmed lying in bed, implicitly naked, but little is actually shown.


Fist fight.


Occasional extreme profanity.

Social Behavior

Not applicable


Not applicable

Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol

Plenty of drinking by all the young 20-somethings.

  • 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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