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The Iron Lady

Powerhouse actress Meryl Streep takes on the challenge of reinventing herself as another formidable woman -- Margaret Thatcher, the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. This biographical drama looks at what it takes to earn a name like The Iron Lady. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: A-
Violence: D+
Sexual Content: B+
Language: B-
Drugs/Alcohol: C-
Run Time: 105
Theater Release: 13 Jan 2012
Video Release: 10 Apr 2012
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Meryl Streep transformed herself into Julia Child in Julie & Julia. Other actors have taken on the challenge of portraying well-known political leaders: See Helen Mirren in The Queen (watch also as Michael Sheen becomes Prime Minister Tony Blair), Frank Langella as the disgraced America President in Frost/Nixon (Michael Sheen stars in this one too, as journalist David Frost), and Collin Firth as the stuttering royal in The King’s Speech.

Home Video Extra Features

Home Video Notes: The Iron Lady

Release Date: 10 April 2012

The Iron Lady releases to home video with the following extras:

- Feature film in Blu-ray/DVD/Digital Copy

- The Making of The Iron Lady

- Recreating the Young Margaret Thatcher

- Battle in the House of Commons

- Costume Design: Pearls and Power Suits

- Denis: The Man Behind the Woman

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