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It is hard to make a living as a folk singer, and Llewyn Davis (Oscar Isaac) is finding this out first hand as he tries to get work during the winter of 1961 in Greenwich Village.

Why is Inside Llewyn Davis rated R?

Official MPAA Rating: Inside Llewyn Davis is rated R for for language including some sexual references.

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:


- Portrayals of non-graphic violence.

- Depictions of beating.

Sexual Content:

- Sexual references and language.

- Embracing and kissing.

- Infrequent use of detailed sexual references.


Approximately 95 instances of coarse language, including:

- Frequent use of the sexual expletive and variations, many in a sexual or aggressive context.

- Frequent use of scatological slang.

- Infrequent use of profanity and cursing.

- Infrequent use of slurs.

Alcohol / Drug Use:

- References to drugs and alcohol.

- Frequent tobacco use.

- Substance abuse.

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