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Dallas Buyers Club

When given only six-months to live, AIDS victim Ron Woodroof takes his health care into his own hands, researching experimental drugs and alternative treatments. Hoping to help others with a similar diagnosis, he starts selling these unapproved medicines through his company, The Dallas Buyers Club. Get the movie review and more. »

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Run Time: 117
Theater Release: 01 Nov 2013
Video Release: 04 Feb 2014
MPAA Rating: R
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Why Is Dallas Buyers Club Rated R?


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

Violence:

- Portrayals of non-graphic violence

- Depictions of fighting and choking.

- Detailed disturbing/offensive scenes.

Sexual Content:

- Frequent portrayals of sexual activity with some breast nudity and detail.

- Infrequent breast and buttock nudity in a non-sexual context.

- Implied sexual activity.

- Simulated sexual activity.

- Embracing and kissing.

- Fondling.

- Frequent use of crude sexual language.

- Sexual references, slurs and innuendo.

Language:

Approximately 200 instances of coarse language including:

- Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations, sometimes in an aggressive context.

- Frequent use of scatological slang, profanity, cursing, and vulgar expressions.

- Sexual and ethno-cultural slurs.

Alcohol / Drug Use:

- Detailed portrayals of drug use involving cocaine.

- Frequent tobacco use.

- Detailed alcohol abuse.

- Substance abuse.

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