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Overall A-

Based on a true story, Amazing Grace follows the life of William Wilberforce (played by Ioan Gruffudd), a Member of Parliament in 18th Century England who attempted to end slavery in Britain.

Violence B-
Sexual Content A
Profanity B-
Substance Use C+

MPAA Rating: PG thematic material involving slavery, and some mild language

Why is Amazing Grace rated PG?

Official MPAA Rating: Amazing Grace is rated PG for thematic material involving slavery, and some mild language

Please read our content details for this movie to help determine if it is suitable for members of your family. We also encourage you to check our full review and our movie information page.

With only a PG rating, this film contains fewer content concerns than many others dealing with this difficult topic. Still, there are disturbing and graphic discussions of the slave trade and conditions on the slave ships. Some brief portrayals of slave abuse are also seen along with the cruel beating of an animal. To deal with his declining health, a patient is prescribed the medicinal use of opiates. Social drinking is shown on frequent occasions and in another instance, a man appears to be drunk. The script uses infrequent mild profanities and occasional racial slurs.

Amazing Grace
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Coarse Language
Alberta PG
Manitoba PG Mature Theme.
Ontario PG Mature Theme.
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

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