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Overall B-

Does art reflect life, or vice-versa? That is a question pondered by a group of Jane Austen fans (Kathy Baker, Maria Bello, Emily Blunt, Maggie Grace) that form a book club, and begin to notice their own experiences are playing out like a plot from one of their favorite author's books in this adult-oriented drama.

Violence A
Sexual Content C
Profanity C-
Substance Use C-

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for mature thematic material, sexual content, brief strong language and some drug use.

Why is The Jane Austen Book Club rated PG-13?

Official MPAA Rating: The Jane Austen Book Club is rated PG-13 for for mature thematic material, sexual content, brief strong language and some drug use.

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The adult women in this film don’t show any discomfort discussing sexual topics, physical anatomy and other mature themes. Passionate kissing involving teens and adults is shown. Alcohol is used in social settings as well as a stress reliever. One character also uses illegal drugs. A brief sexual expletive and moderate profanities are included.

The Jane Austen Book Club
Canadian Movie Ratings
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Coarse Language.
Alberta PG Mature Theme, Coarse Language
Manitoba PG Mature Theme.
Ontario PG Mature Theme, Language Not Evaluated.
Quebec Not Rated
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video PG