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Robert Miller (Richard Gere) is a man who appears to have everything. But he stands to lose his fame, fortune and family after he and his mistress are involved in a car accident. Finding himself in a desperate situation, he turns to equally desperate measures.

MPAA Rating: R for language, brief violent images and drug use.

Why is Arbitrage rated R?

Official MPAA Rating: Arbitrage is rated R for for language, brief violent images and drug use.

Please Note: We have not viewed this movie. The information below is a summary based on data gathered from government and industry sponsored film classification agencies in various global regions.

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


- Infrequent portrayals of injury, with some blood and detail shown.

- Depiction of an automobile accident.

- Violent acts shown in a realistic manner with detail, blood and tissue damage.

Sexual Content:

- Mild sexual references and innuendo.


- Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations, once in a sexual context.

- Infrequent use of scatological slang, profanity, cursing, and vulgar expressions.

- Infrequent use of ethno-cultural slurs.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Two portrayals of illegal drug use (cocaine) for recreational purposes.

-Tobacco use.

Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia 14A
Alberta 14A Coarse Language
Manitoba 14A Not Recommended For Children Coarse Language.
Ontario 14A Coarse Language, Mature Theme.
Quebec G Not Recommended For Young Children.
Martimes 14A
Canadian Home Video 14A