Picture from Jane Eyre
Overall A-

Charlotte Brontë's well-known governess comes to the big screen once again in a new film adaptation. Hoping to leave memories of her unhappy childhood behind, Jane (Mia Wasikowska) thinks she has found love when she begins to have feelings for her new employer (Michael Fassbender)…until she discovers he has a secret.

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

MPAA Rating: PG-13 for some thematic elements including a nude image and brief violent content.

Why is Jane Eyre rated PG-13?

Official MPAA Rating: Jane Eyre is rated PG-13 for for some thematic elements including a nude image and brief violent content.

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Violence: Young girls in a 19th Century orphanage are paddled, caned and verbally abused while under supervision by a man with religious authority. Portrayals of bullying. A young boy hits a young girl with a book, causing her face to bleed. A child is unjustly chastised by her aunt. A bloody wound is briefly seen in detail. A man falls from a horse and is mildly injured. A woman suffering from insanity is kept in a locked room. Verbal references to suicide are made. Characters are threatened by fire.

Sexual Content: A classical painting of a nude female is shown. A man attempts to commit bigamy. A couple exchanges some passionate kisses.

Language: Name-calling.

Drugs/Alcohol: Cigar smoking is shown on a few occasions. Social drinking and the medicinal use of alcohol is depicted.