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Anna Karenina


Nov 15, 2012

Latest Home Video

Feb 18, 2013

MPAA Rating



Joe Wright


Keira Knightley
Jude Law
Aaron Johnson
Matthew Macfadyen


2012 Focus Features

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Still shot from the movie: Anna Karenina.

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We do not have a full review for this movie because it is rated R in the US and we usually only review G, PG, and PG-13 movies. However we do have details about the content you can expect to see in this movie in the "Content Details" section below.


This artsy adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's story follows the life of Anna Karenina (Keira Knightley), an aristocrat living during the twilight of the Russian Empire, who betrays her husband (Jude Law) and social standing when she engages in an affair with Count Vronsky (Aaron Johnson).

Content Details

Why Is Anna Karenina Rated R?

Anna Karenina is rated R R for some sexuality and violence.

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Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in Anna Karenina...

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


- Brief non-graphic violence.

- Scene depicting evisceration.

- Scene of violence depicting suicide.

- Brief portrayal of a corpse, with blood and gory detail.

- Some scenes may frighten children.Sexual Content:

- Three sexually suggestive scenes.

- Nudity in a non-sexual context.

- Implied sexual activity.

- Embracing and kissing.

- Sexual language, innuendo and references.


- Infrequent use of mild cursing.

- Limited use of slurs.

Drug and Alcohol Use:

-Frequent portrayals of tobacco use and alcohol consumption.

Extra info about this movie

Anna Karenina is based on a novel by the Russian author, Leo Tolstoy.

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Another film version of this story was made in 1948, with Vivien Leigh playing Anna Karenina. The creative team behind this adaptation has taken much artistic license with the story and its setting, much like 2007 movie Marie Antoinette. Director Joe Wright also worked with actress Keira Knightley on Pride & Prejudice.

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Canadian Movie Ratings

PG Violence, Sexually Suggestive Scenes.
AB PG Mature Subject Matter.
MB PG Mature Theme.
ON 14A Mature Theme, Sexual Content.

Canadian Home Video Rating: PG

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Details on home video releases of Anna Karenina...

Anna Karenina releases to home video on February 19, 2013., with the following extras:

- Deleted Scenes

- Anna Karenina: An Epic Story About Love

- Adapting Tolstoy

- Keira as Anna

- On the Set with Director Joe Wright

- Dressing Anna

- Anna Karenina: Time-Lapse Photography

- Feature Commentary with Director Joe Wright

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