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Breakfast at Tiffany’s

Is Holly Golightly (Audrey Hepburn) a fake? The beautiful young woman desperately wants to be numbered among New York City's wealthy socialites. But her new neighbor Paul Varjak's (George Peppard), a fake himself, is not fooled by her fancy clothes or the friends that show up at her parties. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: C+
Violence: B-
Sexual Content: C
Language: B
Drugs/Alcohol: C-
Run Time: 114
Theater Release: 05 Oct 1961
Video Release: 20 Sep 2011
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
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Why Is Breakfast at Tiffany’s Rated Not Rated?

Violence: Characters are ambushed and handcuffed by police. A couple argues briefly. A woman throws her cat into the street. A woman becomes upset and throws things. A couple shoplifts.

Sexual Content: Characters make money as a call girl and gigolo although no explicit details are shown. A writer suggests his stories are dirty. A woman asks to get into bed with her neighbor. Later a man wakes up alone in bed after apparently spending the night with a woman. A couple attends a striptease act. A man wants to “take a woman’s pictures”. Houseguests indulge in suggestive activities at a party.

Language: The script contains a handful of profanities along with veiled sexual comments.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters drink and smoke frequently. Numerous characters become drunk at a party and one passes out and falls to the floor. A woman insists on getting drunk and succeeds.

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