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Cool Runnings | 1993 | PG | - 0.2.2

A Disney tale, about the Jamaican bobsled team, which had to train for a Winter Olympic event, without ever having seen snow. With John Candy.

SEX/NUDITY 0 - None.

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VIOLENCE/GORE 2 - A country bar brawl takes place between two teams, but there's no serious injury. A newsreel film is shown depicting a bobsled crash where the team members are killed. A bolt comes loose on the Jamaican team's bobsled, causing it to careen on its side with the bobsledders helmets scraping along the ice, but they end up okay.

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LANGUAGE 2 - There is a smattering of scatological language.

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DISCUSSION TOPICS - Cheating, gambling, discrimination, vindictiveness, competition.
MESSAGE - Be who you are, instead of trying to copy someone else's style. Be proud of your heritage.
CAVEATS

Be aware that while we do our best to avoid spoilers it is impossible to disguise all details and some may reveal crucial plot elements.

We've gone through several editorial changes since we started covering films in 1992 and older reviews are not as complete & accurate as recent ones; we plan to revisit and correct older reviews as resources and time permits.

Our ratings and reviews are based on the theatrically-released versions of films; on video there are often Unrated, Special, Director's Cut or Extended versions, (usually accurately labelled but sometimes mislabeled) released that contain additional content, which we did not review.



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