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Overall B+

George Valentin (Jean Dujardin) is a star seen in silent movies. Peppy Miller (Bérénice Bejo) is a young hopeful in the film business. As the industry begins to experiment with talking pictures, Valentin's career dims while Miller's illuminates silver screens featuring this latest technological advancement.

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

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for a disturbing image and a crude gesture.

Why is The Artist rated PG-13?

Official MPAA Rating: The Artist is rated PG-13 for for a disturbing image and a crude gesture.

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.

Violence: A man suffers from depression and begins to engage in suicidal behavior, such as setting his home on fire and putting a gun into his mouth. Depictions of mildly violent scenes within silent movies are shown, including a jungle adventure.

Sexual Content: Women are seen in moderately revealing costumes. A married man becomes interested in another woman.

Language: A sexual finger gesture is seen.

Drugs/Alcohol: Characters smoke cigarettes throughout. A man drinks while depressed. Other social drinking is seen.

The Artist
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia G Violence.
Alberta PG
Manitoba PG Mature Theme
Ontario PG Mature Theme.
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

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