Blue Valentine Parent Guide
Rating & Content Info
Why is Blue Valentine rated R? Blue Valentine is rated R by the MPAA on appeal for strong graphic sexual content, language, and a beating. Appeal Overturned. Previously rated NC-17 in 2010.
This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:
- Two scenes depicting hand-to-hand violence, one in a domestic context (some blood and detail shown).
- Violent acts shown in a realistic manner with blood and details.
- Some scenes may frighten children.
- Embracing and kissing.
- Frequent portrayals of simulated sexual activity with breast and buttock nudity shown.
- One portrayal of breast and buttock nudity in a non-sexual context.
- Implied sexual activity.
- Sexual references.
- Infrequent use of crude sexual language and slurs.
- Frequent use of the sexual expletive in non-sexual contexts.
- Frequent use of scatological slang, profanity, and vulgar expressions.
Drugs and Alcohol:
- Frequent tobacco use.
- Infrequent portrayals of alcohol consumption to excess.
- Detailed portrayal of a medical procedure (no nudity or blood shown).
Page last updated July 21, 2016
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Cast and Crew
Blue Valentine is directed by Derek Cianfrance and stars Ryan Gosling, Michelle Williams, John Doman.
The most recent home video release of Blue Valentine movie is May 10, 2011. Here are some details…
Blue Valentine is releasing to DVD and Blu-ray on May 10, 2011.