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Ali Rose (Christina Aguilera) leaves her small town in search of fame and fortune in the big city. Once in LA, she happens upon a burlesque club owned and operated by a former (and aging) showgirl (Cher). Smitten by the glitter and lights, she tries to audition for a place on the stage.
Why Is Burlesque Rated PG-13?
Burlesque is rated PG-13 for sexual content including several suggestive dance routines, partial nudity, language and some thematic material.
Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in Burlesque...
Violence: A woman smashes the window of another’s car after a verbal fight. Several other characters also exchange angry words.
Sexual Content: Characters wear revealing and skimpy dance costumes. Male buttock nudity and female back nudity is seen. Dancers performer erotic and sexually suggestive dance moves. Hetero and homosexual sex is implied. Couples are seen in bed together. A man and woman kiss.
Language: The script includes a strong sexual expletive, profanities, scatological slang and numerous sexually suggestive comments.
Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters drink frequently in a bar setting and at home. Several characters drink to deal with problems. Some are portrayed as being drunk. Cigars and cigarette use is depicted.
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Canadian Home Video Rating: PG
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Details on home video releases of Burlesque...
Burlesque releases to DVD and Blu-ray on March 1, 2011, with the following bonus extras:
- The Burlesque Lounge: 6 Full Musical Performances!
- Blooper Reel
- Alternate Opening
- Commentary with Writer/Director Steven Antin
- Burlesque Jukebox
The Blu-ray edition includes this additional material:
- movieIQ®+sync featuring the Burlesque playlist
Burlesque is Back!
The Performers: The Cast of Burlesque
Setting the Stage: Production Design & Photography
Inside the Dressing Room: Creating the Burlesque Look
The Set List: The Music & Choreography of Burlesque