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Charlie Bartlett


Feb 21, 2008

Latest Home Video

Jun 23, 2008

MPAA Rating



Anton Yelchin
Robert Downey Jr.
Hope Davis.



Still shot from the movie: Charlie Bartlett.

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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.


Charlie Bartlett (Anton Yelchin) has been kicked out of every private school his wealthy parents can afford to send him to, so the teenaged con artist finds himself slumming it in the public system. Here he tries to fit in and make friends by playing the role of psychiatrist to fellow dysfunctional students, dispensing everything from advice to illegally gained prescription medications.

Content Details

Why Is Charlie Bartlett Rated R?

Charlie Bartlett is rated R for language, drug content and brief nudity

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Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in Charlie Bartlett...

Cast: Anton Yelchin, Robert Downey Jr., Hope Davis, Kat Dennings, Tyler Hilton, Jake Epstein.

Content Information:

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


- Portrayals of bullying, hand-to-hand conflicts and beatings.

- Depiction of an attempted suicide.

- Brief, visually graphic portrayals of violence.

Sexual Content:

- Sexual innuendo and references.

- Infrequent use of crude and descriptive sexual language.

- Breast nudity in a non-sexual context.

- One sexually suggestive scene not involving nudity.

- Embracing and kissing


- Limited use of slurs (including derogatory references to sexual orientation).

- Coarse language

- Frequent use of the sexual expletive in a non-sexual context.

- Frequent use of mild and moderate profanities.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Scenes depicting minors abusing prescription drugs.

- Frequent use of tobacco and smoking.

Home Video Viewing Alternatives

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Video Alternatives:

Both Anton Yelchin and Hope Davis starred in Hearts In Atlantis, a touching story of a young boy (Yelchin) who is neglected by his mother (Davis), so he befriends an elderly neighbor (Anthony Hopkins). Two struggling teenagers face the challenges of high school by working together in the movie The Mighty.

Charlie Bartlett releases to DVD on June 24, 2008

Canadian Movie Ratings

14A Sexually Suggestive Scenes, Violence, Drug Use.
AB 14A Coarse Language, Substance Abuse.
MB 14A Not Recommended For Children, Coarse Language, Substance Abuse, Tobacco Use/Promotion.-----
ON 14A Coarse Language, Violence, Substance Abuse.
QC 13+

Canadian Home Video Rating: 14A

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