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Still shot from the movie: Biutiful.


Uxbal (Javier Bardem) has an unusual ability -- he can read the minds of the recently deceased. This talent leads to an equally unusual life for the desperate man who tries to make his living in the black market of Barcelona. Get the movie review and more. »


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Run Time: 146
Theater Release: 28 Jan 2011
Video Release: 30 May 2011
MPAA Rating: R
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Why Is Biutiful Rated R?

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


- Frequent, portrayals of corpses, sometimes with gruesome, bloody details.

- Infrequent portrayals of serious medical conditions (blood shown).

- Infrequent portrayals of domestic violence, sometimes involving children.

- Brief portrayals of graphic violence.

- Frequent upsetting and disturbing scenes.

- Portrayals of non-graphic violence.

- Occasional gory and grotesque images.

Sexual Content:

- Breast and buttock nudity seen in sexual contexts.

- Implied sexual activity (little detail).

- Sexual references and innuendo.

- Embracing and kissing.

- Fondling.


- Pervasive use of the sexual expletive and variations, sometimes in a sexual context.

- Frequent use of scatological slang and cursing.

- Limited use of slurs.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Portrayal of illegal drug use.

- Substance abuse.

- Frequent tobacco use.

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