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"The Contender" (2000)...is it appropriate for 12th graders?

Old 12-10-07, 04:43 PM
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"The Contender" (2000)...is it appropriate for 12th graders?

The movie with Jeff Bridges and Joan Allen.
I was thinking of showing this movie in my Government & Economics class. I know it has some nudity in it and that one scene at the frat party, but I don't remember if it was too graphic.

So I was wondering if it would be appropriate?
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Absolutely. I just saw this for the first time a few weeks ago. That frat party scene was so quick. And I don't even remember seeing anything.
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Aren't all 12th graders at least 17 years old?
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Nah, kids these days are probably more likely to watch White Chicks or Epic Movie or Deuce Bigalow.
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Aren't all 12th graders at least 17 years old?
A statistic that failed convincing my English teacher junior year to show Blade Runner or RoboCop instead of I, Robot. Loved the guy though, but if I was on the fence about him I'd hate him just for that decision.
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If you can, cover your ass by passing out a permission slip. The seniors might laugh (mine would), but that's better than a parent complaint.

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