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Across the Universe

Flower power blooms in this movie musical about Jude (Jim Sturgess) and Lucy (Evan Rachel Wood), two lovers caught up in the 1960s' Cultural Revolution and protesting the Vietnam War. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: D+
Violence: C-
Sexual Content: D+
Language: D+
Drugs/Alcohol: D
Run Time: 133
Theater Release: 18 Oct 2007
Video Release: 04 Feb 2008
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Across the Universe is rated PG-13: For some drug content, nudity, sexuality, violence and language.

Cast: Evan Rachel Wood, Jim Sturgess, Joe Anderson, Bono, Eddie Izzard
Studio: Columbia Pictures

Detailed Review

Anti-war riots, racial tensions and experimental drug use all get starring roles in Across the Universe, a film that pays homage to the Beatles, their music and their unique movie… 
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Why Is Across the Universe Rated PG-13?

Using a script peppered with strong profanities and an extreme sexual expletive, this film delves… 
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Talk It Over

As an illegal immigrant on American soil, Jude doesn’t feel the same passion for the… 
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Video alternatives / Home Video Bonus Features

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