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Still shot from the movie: Burlesque.


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. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C-
Violence: B
Sexual Content: D+
Language: D+
Drugs/Alcohol: C-
Run Time: 118
Theater Release: 24 Nov 2010
Video Release: 01 Mar 2011
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Burlesque is rated PG-13: for sexual content including several suggestive dance routines, partial nudity, language and some thematic material.

Director: Steve Antin
Cast: Cher, Christina Aguilera, Alan Cumming, Stanley Tucci
Studio: 2101 Sony Screen Gems
Website: Official site for Burlesque.

Detailed Review

Ali Rose (Christina Aguilera) is an Iowa barmaid with a voice big enough to blast the blackbirds out of the barn rafters. And she’s not content to spend her life… 
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Why Is Burlesque Rated PG-13?

Violence: A woman smashes the window of another’s car after a verbal fight. Several other… 
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