Letters to Juliet [2010] [PG] - 3.1.2

 
 

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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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When an American girl (Amanda Seyfried) finds herself in the hometown of Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet," she stumbles upon a heartbreaking "Letter to Juliet" written more than fifty years ago. When she responds, she uncovers more than just one love story. Also with Gael Garcia Bernal, Christopher Egan and Vanessa Redgrave. Directed by Gary Winick. [1:44]

SEX/NUDITY 3 - A young woman and a young man kiss a number of times throughout the movie, and in one scene the young man lies on the ground with the young woman kneeling beside him and kissing him. A young man and a young woman lay side-by-side on the ground and kiss. An older man and an older woman kiss.
 Men and women are seen holding hands and hugging. A young man picks up a young woman and spins her around while hugging her. An older man winks and blows a kiss at an older woman.
 A young man implies that he would be interested in having sex with a young woman. A young man jokes with an older woman that he does not want to imagine that she is implying she had intercourse when she was younger. Older women joke with a young woman that a woman is having sex with a fictional man.
 A man jokingly poses for a photograph with his hand on the breast of a statue. A young woman is seen wearing cleavage-exposing outfits. A portion of a young woman's abdomen is visible when she lifts her arms. In a pool setting, men and women are seen in bathing suits. An older man is seen wearing a Speedo-style bathing trunk with an unbuttoned shirt.

VIOLENCE/GORE 1 - A young man falls from a one-story balcony; he is unharmed.
 A young man shouts at an older woman and a young woman. A young man tells a young woman that his parents had been killed in a car accident.
 A young man and a young woman slap one another with scoops of ice cream in a friendly manner.

PROFANITY 2 - 1 scatological term, 1 obscene hand gesture, name-calling (bald, fat, sod, lonely, "Churchill in a dress," chicken, idiot), 8 religious exclamations. [profanity glossary]

SUBSTANCE USE - Men and women are seen frequently drinking wine and champagne, we see a large billboard advertising beer, and a young man attends a wine auction and discusses how important wine is to him. A man smokes a cigar.

DISCUSSION TOPICS - Drinking wine with dinner, true love, abandonment, death of a parent, Shakespeare, loss of love, marriage, long distance relationships.

MESSAGE - True love will always come together in the end.

Special Keywords: S3 - V1 - P2 - MPAAPG

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