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Begin Again


Jun 27, 2014

Latest Home Video

Oct 28, 2014

MPAA Rating



John Carney


Keira Knightley
Mark Ruffalo


2014 The Weinstein Company

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Still shot from the movie: Begin Again.

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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.


When a dumped girlfriend (Keira Knightley) has a chance encounter with a dumped record-label executive (Mark Ruffalo), the two decide to make music together. They also hope to begin their lives - and dreams - again.

Content Details

Why Is Begin Again Rated R?

Begin Again is rated R for language.

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Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in Begin Again...

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

- Depiction of punching.

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

Approximately 95 instances of coarse language including:
- Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations, sometimes in a sexual context.
- Frequent use of scatological slang.
- Infrequent use of vulgar expressions, profanity, and mild cursing.
- Limited use of slurs

Alcohol / Drug Use:
- Frequent portrayals of alcohol use and abuse.
- Depiction of alcohol addiction.
- Frequent tobacco use.

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Canadian Movie Ratings

14A Coarse Language.
AB 14A
MB 14A Coarse Language, Substance/Alcohol Abuse, Tobacco Use/Promotion.
ON 14A Coarse Language.
QC G Not Recommended For Young Children.
Not Rated

Canadian Home Video Rating: 14A

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Details on home video releases of Begin Again...

Begin Again releases to home video on October 28, 2014.

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