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The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel


May 04, 2012

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Sep 17, 2012

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John Madden


Judi Dench
Bill Nighy
Maggie Smith
Tom Wilkinson
Dev Patel


2012 Fox Searchlight Pictures

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After reading glowing advertisements, several seniors (Judi Dench, Bill Nighy, Maggie Smith, Tom Wilkinson) leave England for a retirement resort in India. While the reality falls short of the promises, there may still be a hidden charm to be found at the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel.

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Why Is The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Rated PG-13?

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel is rated PG-13 for sexual content and language throughout.

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Violence: Brief domestic arguments are portrayed between a married couple, parents and children.

Sexual Content: A man and woman read the erotic Hindu text Kama Sutra. A man is seen showering (no explicit nudity). A homosexual man discusses his young gay lover whom he later meets up with. A woman talks about her lover’s uses of a male drug. A woman repeatedly talks about her need for sex. A young woman disrobes and climbs into bed with another person. Another woman accuses the young woman of selling herself for sex. A couple kisses.

Language: A single strong sexual expletive along with a handful of racial slurs and terms of Christian deity are used.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters drink in social settings on several occasions. A man smokes a cigar. A reference is made to an illegal drug.

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Canadian Movie Ratings

G Coarse Language.
AB PG Coarse Language.
MB PG Not Recommended For Young Children.
ON PG Language May Offend.

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Home Video Notes: The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Release Date: 18 September 2012

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel releases to home video on DVD or Blu-ray. Both packages offer the following bonus extras:

- Behind the Story: Lights, Colors and Smiles

- Casting Legends

The Blu-ray version also includes:

- Welcome to the “Real” Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

- Trekking to India: “Life is Never the Same”

- Tuk Tuk Travels

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