Sean Bean (top) and Sophia Bush (bottom) star in ’The Hitcher.’AP photo
CATCH AND RELEASE
Rating: PG-13 for sexual content, language and some drug use.
What it’s about: A young woman must get over the death of her fiance and learn to live and love again, and maybe not be such a stick in the mud.
The Kid Attractor Factor: Jennifer Garner, some funny stuff with Juliette Lewis and Kevin Smith.
Good lessons/bad lessons: You never really “know” somebody until you’re executor of their estate.
Violence: A fish is stomped. To death.
Language: A bit of profanity, here and there.
Sex: Three or four fairly suggestive scenes.
Drugs: A joint makes an appearance.
Parents advisory: If they’re old enough to date, they’re old enough to see it. And want to see it.
Rating: R for strong bloody violence, terror and language.
What it’s about: College sweethearts pick up a hitchhiker and live to rue the night they did.
The Kid Attractor Factor: Terror, gore and Sophia Bush in a mini-skirt.
Good lessons/bad lessons: Never hitchhike. Never pick up hitchhikers.
Violence: Graphic and plentiful.
Language: Pretty rough.
Sex: Discussed, flirted with.
Parents advisory: For the 15-and-up horror fan in your house.