What Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that this early '80s drama includes a teen sex scene with some nudity, as well as lots of suggestive conversations about sex. Teens and adults also drink and get drunk, and language ("f--k," "s--t," etc.) is plentiful. There's also a general sense that teens have very few career options.
- Families can talk about Stefan's choices. Do you think he was right to challenge his coach? What was the result of his actions? Are the consequences portrayed in the movie realistic? How else could he have handled the problem?
- How accurate is this movie when it comes to teens and sexual activity? What are parents' roles and responsibilities when it comes to teen and sex?
- What options do Stefan and his friends have when it comes to careers? Is this a realistic portrayal of teen life in certain parts of the United States?