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Overall A-

Powerhouse actress Meryl Streep takes on the challenge of reinventing herself as another formidable woman -- Margaret Thatcher, the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. This biographical drama looks at what it takes to earn a name like The Iron Lady.

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

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for some violent images and brief nudity.

Why is The Iron Lady rated PG-13?

Official MPAA Rating: The Iron Lady is rated PG-13 for for some violent images and brief nudity.

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 included in the movie shows violent clashes between angry citizens and the police, graphic pictures of people who are dead and/or wounded, and the corpses of horses killed by an explosion. Characters narrowly escape injury when a hotel is bombed. Strikers and demonstrators mob political leaders. A car bomb kills a man. A family hides under a table during a bombing raid.

Sexual Content: Newsreel footage briefly shows a couple of topless women. A seamstress adjusts the bodice of a woman’s evening gown (some cleavage is shown). Men using urinals are seen from behind.

Language: The script includes frequent mild expletives and infrequent moderate profanity.

Alcohol / Drug Use: Characters drink alcohol frequently, both in social settings and privately. Some smoking is shown. A woman is accused of drinking too much.

The Iron Lady
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Violence.
Alberta PG Violence.
Manitoba PG Mature Theme.
Ontario PG Violence.
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

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