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Whip It

Whip It

Be Your Own Hero
  • Beauty competitions have become really tough!

A young woman is being pressured by mom to enter and win beauty contests. She only does it to please her mom. Then she accidentally discovers roller-skate hockey in a nearby town, and decides to try it out. She falls in love with the rough and tumble, leading to a double life where she does contests for mom, and roller derby for herself. However the charade can not continue forever, and sooner or later she is going to have to make a choice ...


109 minutes, Mature Accompaniment under 13 (Language)
Comedy, Drama, Female interest.

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Credits
Cast
Ellen Page, Marcia Gay Harden, Daniel Stern, Kristen Wiig, Alia Shawkat, Landon Pigg, Juliette Lewis
Director
Drew Barrymore
ScreenplayShauna Cross, from her novel.
MusicThe Section Quartet
CinematographyRobert D. Yeoman
EditingDylan Tichenor
Sound formatsDolby
SoundtrackAvailable
Made in2009
Produced byVincent Pictures, Babe Ruthless Productions, Barry Mendel Productions, Flower Films, Mandate Pictures, Rye Road Productions

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FPB Report (SA)
GenreComedy, drama
LanguageMild to moderate, fairly frequent, in context
NudityNone
SexNone. Mild sexual innuendoes and sex references.
ViolenceMild to moderate sporting violence, mild infrequent physical violence.
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyMild infrequent profanities.
Drug abuseSome alcohol abuse, brief cigarette smoking, in context, does not promote, glamourise or condone.
CommentsNone
These details are supplied by the FPB. If you have a problem with any of the above, please take it up directly with the FPB. Read the Classification Guidelines.

ScreenIt Report (USA)
Sex / NudityViolenceBlood / Gore / GrossGuns /
Weapons
Profanity
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Alcohol / DrugsSmokingDisrespectful /
Bad Attitude
Imitative BehaviourFrightening /
Tense Scenes
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Jump ScenesTense Family ScenesMusic (Scary/Tense)Music (Inappropriate)Topics to talk about
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Ratings
Scale (Max)20
South African Media
Cape Argus/The StarTheresa Smith quote icon 10
Cape TimesBetsy Sharkey quote icon 15
International Media
Box Office (USA)Pete Hammond quote icon 15
Chicago Sunday TimesRoger Ebert quote icon 18
eye Weekly (Canada)Chandler Levack quote icon 15
Rolling Stone (US)Peter Travers13
ScreenIt (USA)C. Fuchs quote icon 12
Metacritic.com31 critics13
RottenTomatoes.com142 critics14
RottenTomatoes.comTomatometer quote icon 16
IMDB2557 Netizens quote icon 15
Average .. 71%14


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