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Dear John

Savannah Curtis (Amanda Seyfried) and John Tyree (Channing Tatum) meet when she is on spring break from college and he is home on leave from the army. While it only takes weeks for them to fall in love, his commitment to the military keeps the couple apart for years. So the two maintain their relationship by writing letters. Get the movie review and more. »

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Overall: B
Violence: C+
Sexual Content: C+
Language: C+
Drugs/Alcohol: B
Run Time: 107
Theater Release: 05 Feb 2010
Video Release: 25 May 2010
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Why Is Dear John Rated PG-13?


A brief but intense scene of soldiers under fire is seen, along with some bloody injuries. Characters are shown in combat zones. A man talks about a fight that resulted in a facial scar. Male characters engage in a fistfight and other skirmishes at a party. One man sustains injuries to his face. A man lies about his home life. Characters drink at home, in social settings and following a difficult experience. After passionate kissing, a couple undresses and engages in sexual activity (some brief, partial back and shoulder nudity is seen). The script contains infrequent scatological terms, mild profanities and terms of Deity.

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