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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.
Why Is Charlie Bartlett Rated R?
Charlie Bartlett is rated R for language, drug content and brief nudity
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.
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 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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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