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Overall B

Based on the memoirs of Valerie Plame Wilson (played in the movie by Naomi Watts), Fair Game follows the events that led to the covert CIA operative unexpectedly having her true identity publicly revealed. The disclosure happens after (because?) her husband (Sean Penn) writes a negative newspaper article about the Bush administration's investigation into weapons of mass destruction in Iraq.

Violence B-
Sexual Content A-
Profanity D
Substance Use C+

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for some language.

Why is Fair Game rated PG-13?

Official MPAA Rating: Fair Game is rated PG-13 for for some language.

Please read our content details for this movie to help determine if it is suitable for members of your family. We also encourage you to check our full review and our movie information page.

Violence: Newsreel footage of conflicts and bombing raids are shown. Characters are exposed to moments of peril in a war zone. A family sits inside their house while bombs explode nearby. A father and son hear gunshots being fired nearby. Individuals are also subjected to verbal threats.

Sexual Content: A married couple exchange brief mild sexual banter. They also embrace and kiss.

Language: Dialogue includes two strong sexual expletives, profanities, scatological slang, terms of Deity and the brief use of crude anatomical terms and derogatory name-calling.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters often drink in social settings. Men smoke cigarettes and cigars on several occasions.

Fair Game
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Coarse Language, Violence.
Alberta PG Coarse Language.
Manitoba PG Not recommended For Children, Language May Offend, Mature Theme.
Ontario PG Mature Theme, Language May Offend.
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG