Simon Birch (1998) Poster


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MPAA Rated PG for language, emotional thematic elements, and an accident scene

Sex & Nudity

  • Discussion of feeling a girl's breasts occurs at the first quarry scene between the two boys.
  • During the Christmas play scene, a boy is heard yelling "boobs" and pulls a girl into the manger.

Violence & Gore

  • A bus crashes into a river with many people onboard.


  • Two boys use their middle fingers at two older gentlemen.
  • 4 uses of shit.
  • 3 uses of bastard (two in the literal sense)
  • Some uses of religious swearing.
  • The boy uses the word "Assholes" at his classmates.

Alcohol, Drugs & Smoking

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • A bus crashes into a river, with many people onboard.


The Parents Guide items below may give away important plot points.

Violence & Gore

  • Ashley Judd's character dies early in the film, after being hit on the head with a baseball.

Frightening & Intense Scenes

  • Ashley Judd's character dies from a baseball to the head.
  • Simon dies at the end.

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