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Still shot from the movie: Chef.


When Carl Casper (Jon Favreau) gets chopped from his restaurant job, he uses his passion for food to start up his own food truck business. Off his family's menu as well, this chef needs to find a new recipe for his life if he hopes to warm up his relationship with his ex-wife (SofĂ­a Vergara).

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Release Date: 09 May 2014
Run Time: 115
MPAA Rating: R


In-Depth Review

Release Date: 9 May 2014 Limited

Because we usually only review G, PG, and PG-13 movies at Parent Previews we did not review this title. For your convenience, we have provided some brief information about the film’s synopsis and content.

Content Details: Beyond the Movie Ratings...

This additional information about the movie's content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:

- Depiction of shooting.

Sexual Content:
- Sexual language and references.
- Embracing and kissing.

Approximately 110 instances of coarse language, including:
- Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations, sometimes in a sexual context.
- Frequent use of scatological slang, cursing, profanity, and vulgar expressions.
- Slurs.

Alcohol / Drug Use:
- Scene of drug use involving marijuana.
- Frequent portrayals of tobacco and alcohol use.

Video alternatives

A love for cooking causes even a humble rodent to rise above his circumstances in Ratatouille. Another chef uses food to try and fix her family relationships and her love life in No Reservations.

Home Video Notes

Chef releases to home video on August 19, 2014.

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