A Hard Day's Night

 
 

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Unlike the MPAA we do not assign one inscrutable rating based on age, but 3 objective ratings for SEX/NUDITY, VIOLENCE/GORE and PROFANITY on a scale of 0 to 10, from lowest to highest, depending on quantity and context.

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MPAA Rating: G

Landmark rock n' roll comedy about a day in the life of the Beatles at the height of their popularity in 1963: The four Liverpool lads are chased by screaming girls, go in and out of trains, chase Paul McCartney's grandfather, do a TV show, and also sing a few songs. With John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, Wilfrid Brambell, Norman Rossington, John Junkin, Victor Spinetti, Anna Quayle, Deryck Guyler, Richard Vernon, Edward Malin, Robin Ray, Lionel Blair and Alison Seebohm. [1:25]

SEX/NUDITY 1 - Sexual innuendo, some flirting and a little cleavage. John Lennon takes a bath and we see an old man in his skivvies.

VIOLENCE/GORE 0 - None. Screaming teenagers and cops chase the Beatles a few times, but they seem to mean well.

PROFANITY 1 - A few insults and a couple of very mild obscenities. [profanity glossary]

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Crazed fans, the '60s, people over 30, truancy.

MESSAGE - The Beatles were mischievous, irreverent, and full of joy.

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