Oren (Michael Douglas) is a miserable old cuss -- and he's happy that way. But his peaceful arrogance is destroyed when his granddaughter (Sterling Jerins) is dumped off at his door, and he is forced to ask his neighbor (Diane Keaton) for some parental assistance.
Why Is And So It Goes Rated PG-13?
And So It Goes is rated PG-13 for some sexual references and drug elements.
Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in And So It Goes...
Violence: A man shoots a dog with a paintball gun. A man is verbally aggressive and cantankerous toward others. A woman is seen in labor and she begs a reluctant man to assist her in delivering the baby.
Sexual Content: An unmarried couple begins kissing passionately and enters a bedroom. The scene cuts to a shot of them together in bed (with bare shoulders). A dog is seen making sexual motions with a teddy bear. Characters discuss sexuality using clinical and crude terms. A young boy removes a wet bathing suit (we don’t see any nudity) and another character makes repeated crude remarks regarding his anatomy. Characters discuss an unwed pregnancy and a woman discusses losing a baby.
Language: Crude terms for male anatomy and other anatomical terms are used. Profanities include at lest a half-dozen scatological slangs and terms of deity.
Alcohol / Drug Use: References are made to characters that have used or are using illegal drugs, and addictions are implied. Characters drink frequently, sometimes to relieve stress and other times to the point of inebriation. An elderly character smokes frequently.
Other: Discussions surrounding the deaths of spouses and parents are included. Some scenes may be sad or frightening for young children.
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Diane Keaton plays a supportive mom in Father Of The Bride and Father Of The Bride Part II. Michael Douglas is a less than stellar fathers in Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps and The In-Laws. And the charm of a young girl changes a crusty codger in The Magic of Belle Isle.