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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.

MPAA Rating: R for pervasive language, some strong sexual content, nudity and drug use.

Why is Dallas Buyers Club rated R?

Official MPAA Rating: Dallas Buyers Club is rated R for for pervasive language, some strong sexual content, nudity and drug use.

Please Note: We have not viewed this movie. The information below is a summary based on data gathered from government and industry sponsored film classification agencies in various global regions.

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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