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The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

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. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C+
Violence: B+
Sexual Content: C
Language: C-
Drugs/Alcohol: C+
Run Time: 124
Theater Release: 04 May 2012
Video Release: 18 Sep 2012
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Why Is The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Rated PG-13?

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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