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A dream job turns into a nightmare for an aspiring ghostwriter (Ewan McGregor) after he agrees to pen the memoirs of a former British Prime Minister (Peirce Brosnan). Directed by Roman Polanski, this thriller is based on a book by Robert Harris.

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for language, brief nudity/sexuality, some violence and a drug reference.

Why is The Ghost Writer rated PG-13?

Official MPAA Rating: The Ghost Writer is rated PG-13 for for language, brief nudity/sexuality, some violence and a drug reference.

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This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:
- Portrayals of violence including depictions of shooting and punching (little blood or detail shown).
- One portrayal of torture (some detail shown).
Sexual Content:
- Mild sexual references and innuendo.
- Implied sexual activity.
- Nudity in a non-sexual context.
- Embracing and kissing
- Infrequent use of the sexual expletive in non-sexual contexts.
- Frequent use of scatological slang, profanity, cursing, and vulgar expressions.
Drugs and Alcohol:
- Tobacco use.
- Some substance abuse.

The Ghost Writer
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Coarse Language, Violence, Nudity.
Alberta PG Coarse Language, Violence.
Manitoba PG Language May Offend, Mature Theme.
Ontario PG Mature Theme, Language May Offend.
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG