Gridiron Gang

Movie review by Cynthia Fuchs, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Inspiring sports action with The Rock. Teens OK.

PG-13 2006 120 minutes

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 10 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 9 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 14+

Violence plays too big a role.

Many graphic shootings and fights. Mothers crying. Foul language and racism. The main theme is, 'we were losers, but we don't want to be losers anymore'. Its' based on a true story so the movie just may depict a terrible reality concerning the violence.

This title has:

Great messages
Too much violence
Too much swearing
not rated for age

inspiring sport movie

Pretty well done football movie, with a good message. There are some good football scenes, the "drama" sections tend to slow it down.

Movie Details

  • In theaters: September 15, 2006
  • On DVD or streaming: January 16, 2007
  • Cast: Dwayne The Rock Johnson, Jade Yorker
  • Director: Phil Joanou
  • Studio: Columbia Tristar
  • Genre: Drama
  • Run time: 120 minutes
  • MPAA rating: PG-13
  • MPAA explanation: some startling scenes of violence, mature thematic material and language.
  • Last updated: April 1, 2022

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