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Overall C+

After reading glowing advertisements, several seniors (Judi Dench, Bill Nighy, Maggie Smith, Tom Wilkinson) leave England for a retirement resort in India. While the reality falls short of the promises, there may still be a hidden charm to be found at the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel.

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

Why is The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel rated PG-13?

Official MPAA Rating: The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel is rated PG-13 for for sexual content and language throughout.

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Violence: Brief domestic arguments are portrayed between a married couple, parents and children.

Sexual Content: A man and woman read the erotic Hindu text Kama Sutra. A man is seen showering (no explicit nudity). A homosexual man discusses his young gay lover whom he later meets up with. A woman talks about her lover’s uses of a male drug. A woman repeatedly talks about her need for sex. A young woman disrobes and climbs into bed with another person. Another woman accuses the young woman of selling herself for sex. A couple kisses.

Language: A single strong sexual expletive along with a handful of racial slurs and terms of Christian deity are used.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters drink in social settings on several occasions. A man smokes a cigar. A reference is made to an illegal drug.

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