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Pawn Shop Chronicles
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The parents' guide to what's in this movie.
What parents need to know
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Is it any good?
Talk to your kids about ...
- Families can talk about Pawn Shop Chronicles' crazy violence. What's the intent of these shocking images? Who do you think they're meant to appeal to?
- The sexual slavery sequence is perhaps the most disturbing thing in the movie. Parents, talk to your teens about your own values related to sex and relationships.
- How does the movie portray drugs? Does it make them seem at all appealing? Are there any realistic consequences?
- In theaters: July 12, 2013
- On DVD or streaming: August 27, 2013
- Cast: Brendan Fraser, Matt Dillon, Paul Walker
- Director: Wayne Kramer
- Studio: Anchor Bay Entertainment
- Genre: Comedy
- Run time: 112 minutes
- MPAA rating: R
- MPAA explanation: violence, sexual material, graphic nudity, pervasive language and some drug use
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