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The Truman Show | 1998 | PG | - 1.3.3

Jim Carrey is Truman Burbank - a man whose entire life has been a TV show. Ed Harris plays the TV producer who manipulates Truman's life. Also with Laura Linney, Noah Emmerich and Natascha McElhone.

SEX/NUDITY 1 - Kissing. Sexual innuendo.


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VIOLENCE/GORE 3 - A scene of a storm at sea with a drowning, and a another storm with a near drowning. A man hits another man in the backside with his briefcase. People are nearly hit by vehicles a few times. A car drives through a fire. A group of men overpower another man. A woman threatens a man with a grater and a man pushes a woman around. A man punches a wall. A man has a bruise on his face. Scuffles, chases, falls, reckless driving.


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LANGUAGE 3 - Some mild obscenities, a couple of anatomical and scatological references.


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DISCUSSION TOPICS - Television, lies, reality, the quest for meaning.

MESSAGE - Reality is what you believe it to be.

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