The Weather Man
Chicago weatherman Dave Spritz gets one step closer to fame and fortune when he's invited to try out for a spot on a popular national morning show. All he has to do is pull himself together, but that proves increasingly difficult.
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- Gore Verbinski
- This movie is
Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1Subtitles
YesLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital 5.1Other features
Color; interactive menus; scene access; trailer; featurettes.
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Common Sense Note
Parents need to know that this film includes scenes showing a counselor's attempted seduction of his teenaged charge (the older man takes photos of the boy and asks him to take off his shirt). Characters use strong language (frequent use of "f--k," slang for male and female genitals), drink and smoke cigarettes (a 12-year-old girl smokes with her classmate). Flashbacks show the protagonist in sexual situations with women who are not his wife (including brief nudity). When a young girl is called a "Camel toe," the film includes an insert shots to illustrate the reference (as well as a real camel's foot, to pound home the point). The film is focused on family tensions, so many scenes show arguments and resentments. The grandfather is dying, so the film includes several scenes in the hospital. A character points an arrow at his wife's new boyfriend. Several men fight with one another, drawing blood.
- Sexual Content
- Sexual scenes show breasts and adulterous activity; a man tries to seduce a teenaged boy by having him pose for pictures with his shirt off.
- Fights between men include punches and bloody faces.
- Heavy use of the f-word (over 50 instances), slang for genitals, "damn," "ass."
- Social Behavior
- Selfish, unhappy characters; children feeling abandoned by their squabbling parents; lessons learned, eventually.
- McDonalds, Frosty, Big Gulp.
- Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol
- Drinking and brief smoking (including a 12-year-old girl smoking a cigarette).
- 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