Same Kind Of Different As Me

Information and ratings for Same Kind Of Different As Me

PG(Parental Guidance)

Synopsis

Drama. Based on the book by Ron Hall, Denver Moore, and Lynn Vincent. A man (Greg Kinnear) tells the story of how he befriended a homeless man (Djimon Hounsou) after his wife convinced him to start volunteering.

Content elements

  • Infrequent use of ethno-cultural slurs and language
  • Infrequent portrayals of weapons violence in the context of racism - no blood, little detail
  • Infrequent references to violence, illness, and trauma - little detail
  • Infrequent portrayals of alcohol abuse - some detail

Thematic elements

  • Helping others
  • The power of friendship
  • Forgiveness

Classification rationale

Helping others

The power of friendship

Forgiveness

Classification date

August 29, 2017